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Windows 7: making a system image

08 Nov 2009   #1
Mirrorboy

Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit
 
 
making a system image

i know how to make a system image and all that, but i have a question about what's stored. when you make a system image, does it only back up the essential framework of the OS so when you use it, it's like a fresh install? does it do that and backup programs too? or does is back up your entire hard drive with all your files (music, videos, etc)? i went into the backup section of the control panel and it said it would backup the system reserved partition and C:\ (System), so i'm not sure what to make of that.


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08 Nov 2009   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Partition images should contain everything in that partition--programs, data, settings, licenses, registry entries, devices and drivers.
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08 Nov 2009   #3
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The Windows "system image" utility makes a 100% backup of absolutely everything on your hard drive.
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09 Nov 2009   #4
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

Might want to read this as well.

https://www.sevenforums.com/performan...em-errors.html

That new feature is giving me issue's. Pls im trying a little something different but might be good to know for you as well.. plus some programs might want to try and use as well instead.
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09 Nov 2009   #5
Mirrorboy

Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit
 
 

ok cool. thanks for the info.
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10 Nov 2009   #6
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

your welcome
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