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Forum: Backup and Restore 26 May 2011
Replies: 9
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Posted By Sesitos
You guys and this forum are awesome. Thanks so...

You guys and this forum are awesome. Thanks so much for clarifying things, alleviating my apprehensions, and in providing such on-point and helpful advice, tips and links. And so quick as well. Reps...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 May 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By Sesitos
Macrium Image Restoration -- A "D'oh" Question

Well. I've got a tiny little problem with html (etc) files not showing up with the proper (firefox) icon, and system restore has not worked remotely reliably on my machine for some time. And has...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
Well, re-installing the 750's SYSTEM partition on...

Well, re-installing the 750's SYSTEM partition on the 2TB didn't do the trick.

But perhaps it was a necessary step.

After that "non-fixing event", I took SIW2's advice and went and found a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
It does, I think, if I'm understanding you...

It does, I think, if I'm understanding you correctly.

1. Bottom line is that I should mirror the 750 "System" onto the 2 TB, which is what I had figured I should do, but it's nice to get...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
One (?) Final (?) Additional Note: While I...

One (?) Final (?) Additional Note:

While I successfully tested out the clone OS on the 2TB when I made it (it booted fine, etc.), I have not since.

There is one feature of the mbr as cloned...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
Additional Note: I made two images of the...

Additional Note:

I made two images of the mbr from the 2TB - one before I resized its OS partition and one after I resized it. Both are the same size: 11,052 kb.

I made two images of the mbr...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
There is no macrium boot corrector on the rescue...

There is no macrium boot corrector on the rescue disc, so I've reattached the 2TB via usb dock, and will see if I can run macrium boot corrector on it from there . . .

I don't see any such tool...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
(See addition material in my last post) Re;...

(See addition material in my last post)

Re; your comment, OK, I will do that - I'll disconnect the 750 keep the 2 TB attached, and run m boot corrector from the rescue disk.

That said, when...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
Well, Macrium announced a successful restore onto...

Well, Macrium announced a successful restore onto the 2 Tb drive. Windows then wanted to run checkdisk on the OS on the 2TB ("OS N"), which I approved, and upon reboot (with the 750's OS still...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
Exactly. Thanks again. And fingers crossed,...

Exactly.

Thanks again. And fingers crossed, all will go well, and when I temporarily swap out the usb-attached 2 TB drive for the 750 GB drive to test whether it actually has gone well, I will be...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
What a dolt am I! I should have gone one...

What a dolt am I!

I should have gone one more step! I was afraid to, 'cause it appeared to me as if that would over-write my operating OS - or try to at least.

Problem solved (or should be...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
I do not see any screenshots in your post. ...

I do not see any screenshots in your post.

Here are the relevant screenshots, from my end:

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I just now see your screenshots and will consider and comment on them...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
(A) You are saying that you have no difficulty...

(A) You are saying that you have no difficulty in restoring any Macrium free image to any HD or any partition (assuming that the target partition is at least as large as the image)?

(B) If so,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By Sesitos
Restore under Free Macrium - To a different HDD?

So far as I know, I created a valid Macrium free image of my OS which sits on my 750 Gb HDD. (hopefully I will never have to use it.)

As part of this general task-set (getting my "recovery...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 May 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,246
Posted By Sesitos
I did so (used the PW boot disk) to shrink my C...

I did so (used the PW boot disk) to shrink my C OS and will do likewise to shrink the N OS (CLONE Drive's OS). I expect everything to go swimmingly, again, but will report back any untoward...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 May 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,246
Posted By Sesitos
Thanks, folks. Well well. I'm feeling...

Thanks, folks.

Well well. I'm feeling pretty "adult". I did my recovery discs, did the Macrium install and burned the Macrium rescue disc and disc imaged the MBR as well as the OS. Everything...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 May 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,246
Posted By Sesitos
Pardon my poor communication skills, but I think...

Pardon my poor communication skills, but I think we're not on the same page as regards this "2d question".

The question presumes that:

(1) I've got a HDD (called "Harry") attached to my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 May 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,246
Posted By Sesitos
Many thanks for the advice and pointers, mjf &...

Many thanks for the advice and pointers, mjf & gregrocker. I'll do my recovery discs later this evening, and, then follow that up with the first image-making, and round it out with a "shrink".
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Forum: Backup and Restore 05 May 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,246
Posted By Sesitos
Two "Shrink" questions

Okie-doke. I'm ready to make my first image (gonna give it a whirl with Macrium). I've emptied out my C drive to about where I want it (to limit the size of the image), and am ready to shrink the C...
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