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Windows 7: System Imaging as Additional Protection

30 Aug 2010   #51
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As mentioned in original post:

Free Acronis True Image for users of these hard drives

Acronis True Image WD Edition

WD Support

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Maxtor MaxBlast

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30 Aug 2010   #52
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The only remaining question I have is about whether to replace the MBR during the Image Restoration like the program recommends?
Do this only if the MBR is on your C partition (C is the active partition). If you have the little 100MB partition as active partition, then you must not restore the MBR.
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30 Aug 2010   #53

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

Thanks WHS! That was the last piece of information I needed to confidently do a Reflect Image Restoration! Its been a long haul in that my Win 7 x64 desktop refuses to recognize either the Reflect Rescue CD or the Windows 7 Rescue CD, but I got that solved and I thanks to the help I got here on the SevenForums I was able to complete the Image Restoration.

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