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Windows 7: How restore from backup without EFI partition - Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

18 Mar 2014   #1
Nisko

Windows 7
 
 
How restore from backup without EFI partition - Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

I inadvertently backed up everything except my EFI Partition. Now, I need to restore my entire system. Is this possible? Where can I find instructions? Thank you..............


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18 Mar 2014   #2
pabuman

Windows 7
 
 

How did you backup?
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18 Mar 2014   #3
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Did you copy and paste or use a imaging software? If you copied and pasted, you should do a clean install and copy and paste documents. If you used imaging software, create a new partition and then copy and paste the documents to the os partition. Remember to delete the imaged partition and exetend the os partition to get the space back. It is always better to reinstall programs.
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18 Mar 2014   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Is the EFI partition still on the disk ??
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