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Windows 7: Dual-Boot Win7/Win7 restore points - Any special considerations?

14 Dec 2013   #1
golem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 
Dual-Boot Win7/Win7 restore points - Any special considerations?

I see Win7/XP dual-boot can have restore points issues so have to ask about best practices for Win7/Win7. Since my drive is partitioned for Win7/Win7/Data is it simply a matter of setting restore points On/Off/Off while in respective OS's?


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14 Dec 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Golem,

Yeah, as long as you don't have system protection turned on for the same partition in both OS's, you should be fine. :)
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14 Dec 2013   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Since those two Win 7 are in seperate partitions, they each have their own shadowstorage. There should be no problem.

But for good protection, you should make images. Restore points are not very reliable.
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14 Dec 2013   #4
golem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Much appreciate the quick and concise replies! Good to hear I'm on track.

Point taken about imaging. I do do it but like many find complacency a problem and don't image as often as I should.
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14 Dec 2013   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Glad we could help. :)
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14 Dec 2013   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by golem View Post
Much appreciate the quick and concise replies! Good to hear I'm on track.

Point taken about imaging. I do do it but like many find complacency a problem and don't image as often as I should.
Schedule your images. That is easily done in Macrium. Just right click on the XML definition file.

Imaging with free Macrium


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