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Windows 7: where to put backup system image?


20 Nov 2009   #21
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cluent View Post
I just created a system image. It consists of directory named WindowsImageBackup with a bunch more directories and files inside. If I understand you right, as long as the directory WindowsImageBackup is in the root of a partition (eg G:\), then you're set to go? It's so simple, why was the OP and the others having problems?
He apparently wanted to move it around and change its name. Now I do this myself, storing multiple renamed copies in folders for seven different computers on my External HDD, but when it is time to reimage I change the name back and put it in the root.

Another easier way to do this is to format a primary NTFS partition on a secondary HDD which will be auto-detected by the Create an Image app for storage by itself where it will remain unmolested and available to reimage the main HDD or a replacement.

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