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Windows 7: windows vs macrium

27 Oct 2012   #1

XP windows Professional
windows vs macrium

hey if i make a system repair disc using windows 7 and then make repair disc using macrium, wouldn't they conflict? thanks

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27 Oct 2012   #2

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Since you'd only be using one disk at a time, there should be no conflicts. I use both the Windows 7 backup/imaging utility and Macrium. If I plan on restoring a Windows 7 backup or image I'll use the Windows 7 repair disk. If I'm planning to restore a Macrium backup or image I'll use the Macrium disk.
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28 Oct 2012   #3
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

They don't create the same disk -- at least, not in terms of contents.

The MR free version only creates a Linux Boot CD. It simply allows you to boot into a Linux OS -- from which you can run a restore using a saved Image.

The MR paid version allows you to create a Recovery CD that is actually a customized version of the WinPE CD. That contains more features than a Win7 Repair CD.
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28 Oct 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

They won't conflict because they are different things but would I use Macrium because it is faster and in my opinion works WAY better than Windows 7's built in imaging software.
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