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Windows 7: Will a Windows System Image recovery delete data on other partitions ?

28 Oct 2015   #1
SaibotXI

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Will a Windows System Image recovery delete data on other partitions ?

I created a system image of Drive (C:) and the System reserved, but not the Drive (B:) where all my data is stored. So, I wanted to ask if i restore from that system image, will the data in my Drive (B:) be deleted ? or will the image just restore the Drive (C:) and leave my other partitions untouched ?

Thanks. :)


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28 Oct 2015   #2
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Have a read of the tutorial
System Image Recovery
As part of the recovery you should be presented with this screen
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Do not select the format option. Selecting this option will format the OS partition and all partitions on that drive.

Also, when this option is selected you need to go into the "Exclude disks" option and exclude other physically connected connected drives.

Unless you have changed the partition structure of your OS HDD since the image was made you should have the default option to NOT format.


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