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Windows 7: How to back up my windows 7 partition?

12 Jan 2010   #11

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Thanks so much everyone for all your help!! i think i am going to create the image again cos the file sizes dont seem to look right. When i go to create the image it automatticly highlights my C partition which is windows 7 and my H partition which has my apps on but its also highlights my D partition on my other HD which has XP installed on it cos i have a dual boot setup but there is no way of unticking it!! i dont want a system image of that just windows 7.

If i was to use the image i created without the dam D partition of course when i restore it on my windows 7 hd will my hd now only have these 2 partitions on it or will i still have my other 2 partitons as well that i did not backup within that image i created?

sorry if i sound confusing kinda hard to put it into words

thanks again

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12 Jan 2010   #12

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Do you have an over-riding reason to use the Windows imaging tool?

It "works" if you know how to work it, but I found the interface confusing.

There are free options that (to me) are considerably easier to operate and more flexible, such as Macrium Reflect Free Edition:

Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download
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