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Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2012
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Posted By firmos
mjf, this knol seems to have solved this issue...

mjf, this knol seems to have solved this issue ... now I can at least create the System Image. Although I didn't follow it (the knol) all the way through: (1) only deleted the journal files (which...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
I've changed 'Volume Shadow Copy' startup type...

I've changed 'Volume Shadow Copy' startup type (back) to 'Manual'.

I'll most likely just be done with it and use image from EaseUS tool (and later on use the same tool, since it stores the image...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Your first screenshot suggests system reserved...

Your first screenshot suggests system reserved has used 30% and has 70% free. If this is the case then system reserved shouldn't be the problem. System reserved needs 50MB or more for shadow copy...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
I do have "System Reserved" partition (thought,...

I do have "System Reserved" partition (thought, that every Windows 7 system has one of these): its size is (by default) 100 MB; 30 % of it is free.

(1) set restore space to 10 GB
(2) made a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Both are enabled, "previous versions" as well as...

Both are enabled, "previous versions" as well as "restore system settings". Max. space at 4.66 GB (current usage at 450 MB).
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Macrium. From Windows themselves I got some...

Macrium. From Windows themselves I got some "Shallow Volume error ... not enough space" (despite Explorer showing 320 GB free space). Anyway, apart from personal documents and some Win-only...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Kaktussoft, first thank you for the help. Yes, I...

Kaktussoft, first thank you for the help. Yes, I get restore points (the last one in September) ... so, that seems to be working.


I'm quite disappointed at MS (at how fragile the system is; I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
< some swear words >, I can't create a "System...

< some swear words >, I can't create a "System Image"! :(

First tried with built-in tool, now with Macrium ... I get this error:



And I have already tried these suggestions from Macrium...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Just took a look ... neatly and clearly written...

Just took a look ... neatly and clearly written out what wouldn't be included.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Thank you both, that settles it ... finally...

Thank you both, that settles it ... finally reassured. I'll just manually backup personal files ... and then have faith in Microsoft to do its job.

Extremely helpful community you are. Thumbs up.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
You're right ... and I have no need to boot (ie....

You're right ... and I have no need to boot (ie. verify) the System Image ... I do trust Microsoft's programmers. But, does the System-Image-restore allow user to resume at the exact state (from when...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
SIW2 and Gregrocker, you both say that Windows'...

SIW2 and Gregrocker, you both say that Windows' "System Image" lacks flexibility ... but does it do its job (enabling exact restore)?

Or is the very first sentence in How to Do a System Image...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
gregrocker, but whichever tool one uses to...

gregrocker, but whichever tool one uses to backup/image/clone on a USB drive ... one cannot verify/boot it ... is this correct?

So, does Windows' built-in "Create a system image" tool make all 3rd...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Too little (ie. 23 GB) free space on a 120 GB...

Too little (ie. 23 GB) free space on a 120 GB drive.


Is there a difference between the two (system image via built-in tool and cloning)?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Is it technically/ultimately infeasible ... or...

Is it technically/ultimately infeasible ... or would it be just too tedious?

I'm just temporarily parking Windows 7 aside (to put UNIX on) and would like to return to it later ... so, I'd just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,477
Posted By firmos
Both "System reserved" and "C" partition cloned to external HDD: boot?

With EaseUS Backup Tool, I've cloned these two partitions ("System Reserved" and "C") to same-sized partitions on a external HDD ("X" and "Y"). Picture tells it concisely:
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How to make...
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