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Windows 7: EFI or BIOS BOOT Incompatibility

02 Nov 2012   #1
TFCJRMD

 
 
EFI or BIOS BOOT Incompatibility

Trying to restore a Windows 7 image after a boot manager problem

Rampage IV Formula MB with no hardware or BIOS changes since the creation of the image 9 days ago, but get the following error message.

"The system image restore failed.
Windows cannot restore a system image to a computer that has different firmware.
The system image was created on a Computer using EFI and this computer is using BIOS. "

Thanks


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02 Nov 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello TFCJRMD,

Sorry, but you cannot restore a system image that was created on a EFI computer to a BIOS computer.

If you like, you could use the tutorial below to manually extract files from the system image.

System Image - Extract Files Using Disk Management
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