Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Question about Restoring from System Image?

22 Jan 2011   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Thanks for letting us know. I was not aware that MSE would do that - but then I use NIS2011. MSE played a few acts on me too, so I axed it.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Jan 2011   #12
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

I use Acronis True Image and MSE. No problems or conflicts.

I looked at the Macrium and wasn't impressed, even though it's "free".
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jan 2011   #13
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Thanks for letting us know. I was not aware that MSE would do that - but then I use NIS2011. MSE played a few acts on me too, so I axed it.
Whs, can you answer a question regarding NIS2011 because I haven't dismissed it as an option.
Say I bought NIS and installed it and I need to reimage with an older image that didn't have NIS installed. Also assume I didn't have time to deactivate NIS. Could I just reinstall it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Jan 2011   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Thanks for letting us know. I was not aware that MSE would do that - but then I use NIS2011. MSE played a few acts on me too, so I axed it.
Whs, can you answer a question regarding NIS2011 because I haven't dismissed it as an option.
Say I bought NIS and installed it and I need to reimage with an older image that didn't have NIS installed. Also assume I didn't have time to deactivate NIS. Could I just reinstall it?
I think you can do that after uninstalling the "other" AV program and installing NIS. It asks you right during the installation for the key. I have reactivated NIS many times. I use NIS since years - even during their "bad years". I have a 3 system license renewable every 3 years (it's cheaper). I threw in MSE because I have 6 systems. It is OK for my wife's systems because all she does is AOL and Word and all her files are on USB sticks (because we move between 3 locations without moving the systems). But for my systems, NIS does best.

Once you have the key, the direct download site is this:

http://www.norton.com/nis11

And year over year you can change the 11 to 12, 13, etc. That always worked for me and the same key always applies.

Btw: In case you do not remember, here are the AV uninstallers: AV Uninstallers
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jan 2011   #15
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Thanks!

(good list of uninstallers)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jan 2011   #16
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 | Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thanks for all the Help guys i just restored my OS from the Image i had created and i must say windows 7 makes my life easy and for now im satisfied with how it restored though i agree that windows recovery does not show important options before starting recovery which should be available so the user can see what drives the image is going to restore
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Question about Restoring from System Image?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
should I disconnect from web while restoring from a system image ?
Greetings: I backed up partitions CDEFG and also a system image, to an external USB drive. I now want to restore the system image and partitions CDEFG to a new hard drive. Can I remain connected to the internet while doing this restore, or should I disconnect during the restore ? Will...
Backup and Restore
Restoring system image from a second internal HD
My internal 500GB HD feels like it's about to die ("one of your disks needs to be checked for consistency" msg at startup, but it still loads Windows 7), so I'm going to buy a new HD. I've got two system images from last year: - 1st image (earlier) was created on an external HD (500GB) ...
Backup and Restore
restoring system image to a new SSD
This is a follow-on from the previous question that you kindly helped me with... So far.... 1. I have a system image saved on a External USB HDD 2. I am able to boot successly with the recovery disk I downloaded. 3. Windows successfully finds the image I made 4. When I try to restore the...
Backup and Restore
Advice please on restoring Win 7 Pro from system image
Having ongoing seemingly uncorrectable problems with my Win 7 PRO 64 bit system. Prinarily...I can not get the current HP printer/scanner drivers to uninstall/unload and/or can not get the current HP drivers/program system install download to correctly install. This is the only issue and can not...
Backup and Restore
restoring from system image file
hi guys, i have problem here, need help quick I just formatted my drive (c:\) due to the attack of virus, now, since i had made a system image on drive d:\, i want to restore all the system files on drive c:\ but when i tried to restore it through windows repair , setup gave a warning that i...
Backup and Restore


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:40.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App