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Windows 7: Image your system with free Macrium

05 Dec 2012   #671

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi tyee and welcome to Seven Forums. Yes it does, you can either boot from the iso to make an image in the WinPE environment or you can download the free Macrium (the link is in my sig) and image from within Windows. The iso is needed for the restore.

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05 Dec 2012   #672
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tyee View Post
Does the macrium .iso available here image 64 bit systems? I've just installed Windows 7 64bit and a little clueless if I have to use 64 bit imaging programs??
Yes. It images any partition(s) - whether it is an OS partition 32 or 64bit, a data partition or even a Linux partition (with the WinPE CD).
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06 Dec 2012   #673

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Hello everybody,finally took your advice and installed macrium as a second backup alternative.Got my free edition.installed,downloaded 1.5 Giga WAIK file and tried to create bootable rescue media,i stumbled upon this
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How to continue?


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06 Dec 2012   #674

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Not sure what that means but there is a link to a pre-built WinPE rescue disk linked at the start of this tutorial by whs. You just need to burn it to disk. Imaging with free Macrium
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06 Dec 2012   #675
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

All I can say I have WAIK and made the pe disc. All I have in the directory path you indicate is a file "waiklog.txt".
??Have you downloaded the correct WAIK??. Once you have it it's worth having because you can do other thing like easily build your own Windows 7 pe discs.
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06 Dec 2012   #676

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by proudtobegreek View Post
Hello everybody,finally took your advice and installed macrium as a second backup alternative.Got my free edition.installed,downloaded 1.5 Giga WAIK file and tried to create bootable rescue media,i stumbled upon this
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How to continue?
If you have downloaded Macrium OK, you should see a several menus at the top. Choose "Other Tasks" and one of them is "Create Rescue Media". Make the WinPE media.
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06 Dec 2012   #677

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

downloaded the ready made .iso of the WinPE recovery disc.Now what?
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06 Dec 2012   #678
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Burn it to CD - I use ImgBurn: Download ImgBurn 2.5.7.0 - FileHippo.com
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07 Dec 2012   #679

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Did succesfuly burn,and created an image of specified partitions.Yet,everytime i open Macrium,i am prompted to create a rescue CD,and end up with a missing batch.bat file.Searching for updates,doesnt find any.What am i doing wrong?Macrium version 5.1 registered.
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07 Dec 2012   #680

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

You should just be able to dismiss the prompt.
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