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Windows 7: Transfering backup

12 Aug 2015   #1
cabinboy

Windows 7 32 bit home premium
 
 
Transfering backup

I want to transfer the original state of my installation to an external drive and make a current backup to take its place on my HD.I wish to know which files I need to transfer, I have 3 in my present New Volume backup partition being DELL-PC, WindowsImageBackup and MediaID.bin,,,,I was wondering if I need to copy all three files/folders before overwriting my new backup


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14 Aug 2015   #2
mysery

win7 32bit
 
 

You should copy all three files there.let the next backup start fresh
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14 Aug 2015   #3
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Alteratively if you have plenty of space you can just rename WindowsImageBackup to something else. You would have to rename it back before a restore.
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