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Windows 7: Image your system with free Macrium

24 Jan 2014   #1431
kado897

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It's not part of the BIOS it is in the Windows boot menu.


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24 Jan 2014   #1432
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Image your system with free Macrium-nt6rep-colors.jpg


The bit in red is for accessing shadow copies from winpe. Your /neighbour/cousin/whoever probably will not have made their own images. But they will almost certainly have shadows.

You can use them in exactly the same way. Pick a drive letter and hit the button. The Explorer will show them to you like this, those are the snapshots.

Image your system with free Macrium-nt6rep-colors2.jpg

Look inside them and you will see everything there as the moment the snapshot was taken.

You can go to the existing windows drive and create a folder called OLDWINDOWS or whatever, then MOVE the OS directories into it. ( If you are short of space you can delete them instead of moving.)

You then copy the same windows directories from the snapshot onto the existing windows drive. (I highlighted them all, but copy them one at a time).

Image your system with free Macrium-nt6rep-colors4.jpg

That is it. Reboot back into windows as it was the moment the snapshot was made.


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24 Jan 2014   #1433
kado897

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
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The bit in red is for accessing shadow copies from winpe. Your /neighbour/cousin/whoever probably will not have made their own images. But they will almost certainly have shadows.

You can use them in exactly the same way. Pick a drive letter and hit the button. The Explorer will show them to you like this, those are the snapshots.

Attachment 303194

Look inside them and you will see everything there as the moment the snapshot was taken.

You can go to the existing windows drive and create a folder called OLDWINDOWS or whatever, then MOVE the OS directories into it. ( If you are short of space you can delete them instead of moving.)

You then copy the same windows directories from the snapshot onto the existing windows drive. (I highlighted them all, but copy them one at a time).

Attachment 303195

That is it. Reboot back into windows as it was the moment the snapshot was made.
Ah that's useful.
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24 Jan 2014   #1434
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I'll have to try that. Thanks LF. I assume it will show up in the BIOS boot selection or does it show up automatically.
It will show up with a menu in its own splash screen after the BIOS/UEFI splash screens. If you don't choose between Win 7 or MR Win PE within around three seconds, it will default to booting Win 7.
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24 Jan 2014   #1435
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

@whs,

It would be very useful if you can find the aomei logs in program files\aomei backupper\logs.

If there is problem, they can't identiify and fix it without those.

Unless you meant the issue was with winpe? If so, what version of winpe is it, and where did you create it?
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24 Jan 2014   #1436
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
It's not part of the BIOS it is in the Windows boot menu.
Thaks Keith. I got it to work on my desktop. But the 32bit system on my Transformer does not play. SIW's path C:\Boot\macrium\WAIKFiles\iso\sources\boot.wim was invalid. Nothing workls in that 32bit Windows 8.
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24 Jan 2014   #1437
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Strange.

I don't suppose you can find the aomei backupper\logs.

If not, then just just starting aomei should create a log file.
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24 Jan 2014   #1438
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
@whs,

It would be very useful if you can find the aomei logs in program files\aomei backupper\logs.

If there is problem, they can't identiify and fix it without those.

Unless you meant the issue was with winpe? If so, what version of winpe is it, and where did you create it?
I'll do that once I have a free moment. Right now the wife is chasing me all over the place for that garage sale we are having. I'll send you a PM once I got it.
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24 Jan 2014   #1439
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Garage sale? I think I know what that might be. I suppose you need the weather for it.
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24 Jan 2014   #1440
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I got some time-off, LOL, and got the info.

1. Pic 2 shows what I get when I want to select the partition

2. Pic 1 shows my Disk Management. Disk 1 is a USB stick and Disk 2 is a micro SD card to which I wanted to image partition 'T' as a test

3. the AOMEI log in betweem




Image your system with free Macrium-disk-mgmt.png

AOMEI Log.txt


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