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Windows 7: Image file 3X larger than used space. Used Macrium Reflect free ver.

01 Feb 2016   #11
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KDT View Post

The system reserve is 100 MB, I've used 35MB.
The actual drive has 99GB used and is a total of 465 free (Solid State Drive Samsung Evo)
Assuming you are using the free version default settings which should have "Intelligent Sector copy" selected in the Advanced options then if you select:
"Create an image of the partition(s) required to back and restore Windows"
from the opening selection options I would expect a system image of ~60GB. This assumes the default "Medium Compression".


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