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Windows 7: Macrium image or Windows 7?

06 Feb 2011   #21
chuckles1066

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Thanks, that's interesting.

Does macrium linux boot disc recognize the HD?

Does it recognize any of the partitions?

Does it only recognize the Primary partitions?
It "sees" c: only (and the optical drive) but I'm not sure it's seeing even c: correctly because I copied the image file and the xml file to that location to no avail.

Very disappointing - it's a free product and therefore I can't really grumble except to say I can see why it's free......it doesn't work


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06 Feb 2011   #22
SIW2

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Very odd - never come across that before.

Why did you copy the xml file ?

With the boot disc, you just browse to the .mrimg ( macrium image file), pick it up, select restore partition, click "Finish".
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06 Feb 2011   #23
chuckles1066

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Very odd - never come across that before.

Why did you copy the xml file ?

With the boot disc, you just browse to the .mrimg ( macrium image file), pick it up, select restore partition, click "Finish".

Copied the xml file because I wasn't sure whether the Recovery CD needed it to be in the same place as the image file.
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06 Feb 2011   #24
chuckles1066

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Had another try, the c: drive it sees is actually the DVD drive, it's now not seeing the hard drive at all.

Mapped my networked laptop to see if it would see that (and then I'd stick the image file on there and do it that way) but that function of the program doesn't work either!

Clicking "cancel" brings up a "your computer will now reboot".......and it sits there and does nothing so that's something else that's broken!
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06 Feb 2011   #25
SIW2

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There seems to be a rare incompatibilty with the drivers supplied in the Linux cd and your system.

It can happen with any of the free apps.

For 99% of systems , it works.

The pebuilder plugin will be better - you need to put it on a pe/pe2/pe3 boot disc.

I normally use the pe version - however, I just tried the Linux version - works perfectly for me.
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06 Feb 2011   #26
chuckles1066

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
There seems to be a rare incompatibilty with the drivers supplied in the Linux cd and your system.

It can happen with any of the free apps.

For 99% of systems , it works.

The pebuilder plugin will be better - you need to put it on a pe/pe2/pe3 boot disc.

I normally use the pe version - however, I just tried the Linux version - works perfectly for me.
Isn't that only available to those who are using the paid-for version of Reflect?
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06 Feb 2011   #27
SIW2

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No, you can d/l it from the free - or trial versions.

You need to have macrium installed on XP to be able to d/l it ( strangely ).

Typically people would add it to their Bartpe discs ( that's an app. which makes a pe1 aka xp pe disc for you ).

You can put it on pe2 or pe3 boot media as well - works beautifully.
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06 Feb 2011   #28
kado897

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
No, you can d/l it from the free - or trial versions.

You need to have macrium installed on XP to be able to d/l it ( strangely ).

Typically people would add it to their Bartpe discs ( that's an app. which makes a pe1 aka xp pe disc for you ).

You can put it on pe2 or pe3 boot media as well - works beautifully.
I think that's a licensing restriction made by Microsoft. You can only download it once on 7 as well.
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06 Feb 2011   #29
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

I use this http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.js...00f5ee0a0aRCRD every week on 3 laptops. it takes 33mins to clone and 13 mins to do a backup.

if it says you need segate drives just hold alt-T-O then ok
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06 Feb 2011   #30
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Yes, we know about the "free" seagate and WD liimited acronis versions.

Is the key press sequence for WD version the same ? I think they use at1i 14 - the seagate one is ati11
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