System Image Recovery


  1. Posts : 50
    Windows 7 x64 SP1
       #1

    System Image Recovery


    Hello folks. I have a book that says before performing a System Image Recovery I have to put in my Windows 7 disc and totally re-install Windows 7 before even beginning the Restore function mentioned in your tutorial. Is this necessary?
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  2. Posts : 71,916
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello Templar,

    That would only be if you wanted to do a system image recovery using step 1 in the tutorial below instead of using step 2 to boot to "System Recovery Options" with your Windows 7 installation disc.

    System Image Recovery

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. Posts : 50
    Windows 7 x64 SP1
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thanks for the prompt reply, Shawn.

    Kind regards,
    Paul.
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  4. Posts : 71,916
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    You're most welcome Paul. :)
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  5. mjf
    Posts : 5,969
    Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
       #5

    I use step 1 of Brink's tutorial when the OS is still working (because it's easier) and step 2 of Brink's tutorial when OS is totally broken. You always need to have a repair disk available for step 2.
    But to reinstall windows just to follow step 1 - I wouldn't think so.
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