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Windows 7: Creating System Image

22 Jan 2010   #1
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
Creating System Image

I am happy at where my pc is at right now all i do is use windows image creater and let it create its image? Also how long does this take should, or can i leave this going over night?


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22 Jan 2010   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Here's a tutorial for creating a system image. As for how long it should take, it depends on how much is being backed up but I don't think it will take all night.
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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22 Jan 2010   #3
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

It takes as little as 6 or 8 minutes for certain tools to back up a 21 gig C partition on my PC. Windows 7 tools may be slower, but it certainly shouldn't take hours unless you are imaging 100 plus gigs.
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22 Jan 2010   #4
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Alright i will make sure to do it while im not really attending the computer but where i am near by. Thank you people.
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22 Jan 2010   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome.
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