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Windows 7: I need make a partition recovery for Install Windows 7 UEFI/GPT.

21 Oct 2013   #1
Thvle

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64
 
 
I need make a partition recovery for Install Windows 7 UEFI/GPT.

Hello, I would like to know how to make a partition to install Windows 7 from there forever. So far I've used a USB formatted with 'Rufus', but as I usually format very often, I want boot the computer from the partition, to do everything faster.

It is important that the installation has support for UEFI mode install, so I'm not interested in MBR / Legacy.

Regards.


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21 Oct 2013   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Here is the forum tutorial on how to install UEFI Windows 7, I assume this is what you are looking for.
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with
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21 Oct 2013   #3
Thvle

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
Here is the forum tutorial on how to install UEFI Windows 7, I assume this is what you are looking for.
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with
But in this guide does not indicate how to install from a partition, only from a flash drive or a DVD. I want just that, but installing from a partition.
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21 Oct 2013   #4
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Installing from a flash drive is relatively fast. As you already have the flash drive, this method is becoming very popular from what I read.
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21 Oct 2013   #5
Thvle

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
Installing from a flash drive is relatively fast. Put it on a flash drive and set it aside only for reinstalling. You won't have to create a hard drive partition for that. The flash drive method is becoming very popular from what I read.
USB 2.0 has a theoretical speed of 60MB/sec, but really no more than 20 ... so it is not comparable to my HDD (120-150mb/sec read)
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21 Oct 2013   #6
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

This tutorial may help you.
Recovery Partition - Create

Have you considered using System Backup Images?
You could keep a "most current clean" image(s) to restore from...all the way back to the "Clean Pristine" install if you keep it and need it.

If you keep using the recovery partition "to install Windows 7 from there forever", every month that goes by you will have more Windows Updates to apply when you install from there...
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21 Oct 2013   #7
Thvle

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
This tutorial may help you.
Recovery Partition - Create

Have you considered using System Backup Images?
You could keep a "most current clean" image(s) to restore from...all the way back to the "Clean Pristine" install if you keep it and need it.

If you keep using the recovery partition "to install Windows 7 from there forever", every month that goes by you will have more Windows Updates to apply when you install from there...
what image backup program you recommend? I wish I could boot from partition, and not from USB. As more OEM style computers, with the F3-F4, etc., comes into that partition.
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21 Oct 2013   #8
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I think Macrium is the most recommended in SF, but there are many other programs that work well...
Personally I use a paid version of Acronis.
I've been using it for many years and it has served me well - I have restored an OS more times than I can remember without problems.

I'm not a good one to give best advice because my setup is "not normal".
I use a tray system for removable hard drives, so i can pop in and out SATA HDs like most do with USB drives, Optical discs, ...
And these drives run with internal SATA HD speed.
I also have multi-boot PCs, so if one OS goes south, I can reboot another OS, and recover the failed OS with virtually no down time.

I did some playing with Macrium (free) and was very impressed - I wouldn't hesitate to use it.
Here is a tutorial for Macrium, and a tutorial for creating a bootable rescue disc:
Imaging with free Macrium
MACRIUM REFLECT - Create Bootable Rescue USB Drive

I think I've read where there is a way to create a bootable partition using a system backup image...
If I can find that info I'll post back with the link.

I don't have UEFI/GPT so I don't know if that makes a difference with this...
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21 Oct 2013   #9
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Have a look at this Windows 7/8 - OEM Recovery Partition Creator . Will this be what you are looking for?
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25 Oct 2013   #10
Eericfrank

windows xp
 
 

I have used RecoveryFix for Windows Data Recovery & it's work well for me to recover partition data. For more info you can visit :- Partition Recovery Software for Fat & NTFS and download software demo.
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