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Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Nov 2012
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Posted By drezzle
I got windows 7. I'm amazed I was able to do it....

I got windows 7. I'm amazed I was able to do it. Thanks for all your help on this thread. Unfortunately, what was on the D partition of the old XP hard drive was not photos etc., but rather the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
D was a different partition on the old hard...

D was a different partition on the old hard drive, and I formatted the C drive and installed the system image on that. However, the D partition I didn't format so that was also restored, but it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Uh oh, now it's restoring disc D. Was that...

Uh oh, now it's restoring disc D. Was that suppose to be part of the system image?
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Thanks for asking! Update -- so far it's...

Thanks for asking!

Update -- so far it's working now -- it's about half way restored from a system image.

I was trying to restore from a partition on the C drive as suggested above, but that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Not good so far -- the hard drive is not...

Not good so far -- the hard drive is not recognized, although it has been recognized as an external drive. Then it asks me to browse 1000s of files to search for a driver to help recognize the hard...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
I take the hint and I want fast and simple, so it...

I take the hint and I want fast and simple, so it looks like clean install is out for now. I can always format and do it later. I know nothing about the BIOS except not to mess with it so I'm...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Would you know what the advantage is of having...

Would you know what the advantage is of having the bootmgr system on a separate partition?
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
The backup image is an BigDrive (F) isn't it? ...

The backup image is an BigDrive (F) isn't it? YES

Did you make an macrium image of C, system reserved and recovery?

I believe I did.

Partition recovery isn't necessary anymore.

Does...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Thank you for asking! Here is is:

Thank you for asking! Here is is:
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Which part didn't you understand here?[/QUOTE] ...

Which part didn't you understand here?[/QUOTE]

I'm sorry Britton30 -- I included you in my statement about "this forum" but I could have been more specific. You made it quite clear I couldn't...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Another question of a different sort -- I'm...

Another question of a different sort -- I'm trying to remove the cables from my enclosed external (soon to be new internal drive) and I can't make them budge -- it's like they are set in concrete. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Thanks Bigmck! There's some nice simple...

Thanks Bigmck! There's some nice simple explanations on this forum which is better than most -- or maybe I'm slower than I should be when it comes to computers.

So now I know I'll have to do a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
To restore the image I put onto the new drive...

To restore the image I put onto the new drive would then involve buying another drive? Did I understand that correctly? My old hard drive is dying (slowly I hope), so I bought a new drive and made...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Thank you for your response. I hope you're...

Thank you for your response. I hope you're right. I just checked it on dskmgmt and it's not an exact image since it isn't partitioned into the system, OS and recovery parts. It is also inactive. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Nov 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 2,607
Posted By drezzle
Does my system image to a new hard drive make it bootable?

I used Macrium to make a system image of my existing drive onto a new hard drive and I made the system rescue boot disk too. (HP all-in-one desktop)

I'm not certain about the next step. Do I...
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