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Windows 7: Help with a complete system image restore from VHD files?

28 Oct 2011   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
It's probably commendable that the MS tech would recommend it and they obviously spent time on your problem. It is the only utility I had seen in the past that would rescue an MS vhd. Unfortunately the free versions of Acronis that apply to WD or Seagate HDDs don't seem to support it.

MS could develop a rescue utility if they wanted.
When I initiated the call, he did not have the answer and said, "Let's see what we can find out." at which point he went to the Internet for the answer.

He directed me to the page(s) he was on in order that I might see and bookmark (if necessary) them.

My main point in this is that Microsoft should develop a knowledge base on it's own that deals with problems such as this. Perhaps they would then consider creating an answer to the restore problem which is easy to find references to (sans a good answer) with a simple search.

I understand that Microsoft could try to be the jack of all trades, but experience tells me that when you understand a specific type of program inside and out, you do better marketing that until someone comes along with something better. The operating system is MS's main focus and the did fairly well adapting Peter Norton's Speed Disk and Disk Doctor into a scaled down version, but in trying to keep up with all the other applications, they lose sight of their primary goal - the best operating system they can produce. (which does not mean I beleive it is the best operating system, but it certainly is the most obiquitous)

At this point I am considering my question answered, so do I or does someone else click the "solved" button?


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28 Oct 2011   #32
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Windows 7 Ult. x64

Don, at the top of the thread, near the title, you should see a Mark Thread as Solved button. Just click that.

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