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Windows 7: RE : Manage Space in System Image backup

26 Jul 2011   #11
t-4-2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
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I would never use the "let Windows decide" option if you are moderately comfortable with the Windows OS (as you obviously are).
I make only make one image at a time manually (keep it, rename it, move it or delete it). MS use an image differencing approach to vhds relying on volume shadow copy to retain multiple images. This is a weak link in the process and I don't trust it.

Thank you.

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27 Jul 2011   #12
kado897

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
I would never use the "let Windows decide" option if you are moderately comfortable with the Windows OS (as you obviously are).
I make only make one image at a time manually (keep it, rename it, move it or delete it). MS use an image differencing approach to vhds relying on volume shadow copy to retain multiple images. This is a weak link in the process and I don't trust it.
I too avoid the differencing approach.
Me too. There are too many ways for it to go wrong.
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