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Windows 7: Can I tell how long my system backup took to complete?

01 May 2011   #1
stuart253

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
Can I tell how long my system backup took to complete?

Hello,

I just switched my backup drive from USB 2 to e-sata. Is there someplace on my PC that will tell me how long the backup process took to complete?

Thanks

Stu


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01 May 2011   #2
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

usually you find such info in the log file of your backup software what soft did you use?
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01 May 2011   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Try Macrium. It will rell you at the end of the backup - like this:


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01 May 2011   #4
stuart253

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

SledgeDG,

Sorry, I should have specified. I use the the default one that comes with Windows 7.

Thanks

Stu
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01 May 2011   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

BIG mistake!!!
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01 May 2011   #6
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stuart253 View Post
I use the the default one that comes with Windows 7.
You should find the information in
Event viewer > Windows logs > Applications

I along with millions use the inbuilt imaging software and file/folder backup. I've lost count of the number of images AND successful restores using it. This includes restoring to a Brand new HDD (child's play).

I wouldn't trust any imaging software fully. As a safeguard I also use Macrium Reflect as a secondary imaging program. It can be more flexible at times.
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02 May 2011   #7
stuart253

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Thanks to all who have replied. I have found the data in Event viewer > Windows logs > Applications.
I will also take a look at Macrium

Thank

Stu
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