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Windows 7: Macrium Reflect


18 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Macrium Reflect

I have downloaded and used Macrium Reflect Free Version to do a backup of my system, then I created a boot disk and done a restore.
I found it quite good and easy to use but was wondering if I can restore single folders or files with this software.
If anyone has any information on this I would be grateful of any info on how to do it.
Thanks

Jack

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18 Mar 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes you can. Easiest is to double click on the backup image, Macrium will then open/mount it in a virtual drive (will look just like your C drive, only with a different letter) and you can pick and choose what you want to copy from it there.
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18 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks
I tried that double clicking the backup image that listed all the files and folders in the backup and as you say the drive has a different letter.
Now I would like to know that if I select one of the listed folders to restore what then?
I can see an option to Burn I do not suppose thats it.
Jack
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18 Mar 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You should be able to do a simple copy and paste of any files or folders you want from the backup (at least it lets me do it).
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18 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks
I never thought of copy and paste (must be getting thick in my old age)

Many thanks
Jack
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18 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 64x
 
 

I use Reflect as well and extremely pleased with it. I love trying new things on my laptop and if it goes astray, I am back up in 10 minutes.
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18 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

btw on Macrium Forum I was tipped off to a beta tool for making VHDs from Macrium images. You can download from this blog. The blog also has instructions for use with VirtualBox:

Macrium Reflect - Blogs and News
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26 Aug 2010   #8

Windows XP Professional 32 bit. / Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

I have my own problem concerning m reflect.

I'd like to transfer a disc image onto other hard drives and install in different machines.

I did so without problem but when I go to load windows for the first time it keeps rebooting. If I go to do a recovery with the windows xp disc it says ntldr is missing please reboot system and I can never actually get into windows or repair it.
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