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Windows 7: System Image Backup is smaller than Bare C Drive

11 Mar 2012   #21
kado897

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I am not sure Keith. I do not recall to ever checking "Intelligent Sector Copying". But maybe it is default.
It's the default Wolfgang. It's interesting though that when I upped my RAM from 4 to 8GB the image increased by 4GB also so maybe it's not that simple.


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11 Mar 2012   #22
whs
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I am not sure Keith. I do not recall to ever checking "Intelligent Sector Copying". But maybe it is default.
It's the default Wolfgang. It's interesting though that when I upped my RAM from 4 to 8GB the image increased by 4GB also so maybe it's not that simple.
That is a strange phenomenon. I wonder what the size of the RAM has to do with the image. It could point to the pagefile if you did not reduce it (I assume you have no hiberfile). I keep mine at 2GB. Maybe you can try that and compare.
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12 Mar 2012   #23
kado897

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I am not sure Keith. I do not recall to ever checking "Intelligent Sector Copying". But maybe it is default.
It's the default Wolfgang. It's interesting though that when I upped my RAM from 4 to 8GB the image increased by 4GB also so maybe it's not that simple.
That is a strange phenomenon. I wonder what the size of the RAM has to do with the image. It could point to the pagefile if you did not reduce it (I assume you have no hiberfile). I keep mine at 2GB. Maybe you can try that and compare.
The page file wen't from 4 to 8 GB. I have never bothered to change it since I am not short of space.
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