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Windows 7: Will Macrium Reflect image Linux Mint as well as Windows 7?

24 Feb 2012   #1
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 
Will Macrium Reflect image Linux Mint as well as Windows 7?

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I just installed Linux Mint as a duel boot and I would like to know if I can use Macrium Reflect to create an image for the entire thing. Is that possible?

by entire thing I mean I want to be able to make one image for my entire duel boot so I can restore both at any time


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24 Feb 2012   #2
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Mmm. Interesting question. I don't see why not.

Is the Linux partition available for selection when you first open Macrium?

Regards,
Golden
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24 Feb 2012   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I think that should work. I image my Ubuntu with free Macrium, but that is in a virtual partition.
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24 Feb 2012   #4
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Mmm. Interesting question. I don't see why not.

Is the Linux partition available for selection when you first open Macrium?

Regards,
Golden
yes it is available. I ran the operation and it seemed to copy both OS' but i'm not gonna re-image just to test it. I'll find out eventually I guess


thanks to you both
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