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Windows 7: Purpose of Win 7 backup image?

28 Dec 2016   #11
marsmimar

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Shouldn't be difficult. Aomei will restore a system backup to different hardware.
Windows 7 is supposed to be supported until January 2020. Two weeks ago I bought a refurbished Sony Vaio running 7 Pro from a local mom & pop computer repair shop to replace a broke Sony Vaio that had also been running 7 Pro. Aomei was able to restore a system image from the old machine to the refurbished machine without any problems. With the money I received as trade in the refurbished machine cost less than $200 dollars. Not a bad deal. Just more food for thought.


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28 Dec 2016   #12
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Shouldn't be difficult. Aomei will restore a system backup to different hardware.
You can get AOMEI Backupper Professional for free right now till January 1st.

Source: AOMEI backupper Professional Unlimited License Key Valid Til Jan 1st - Windows 10 Forums
Logged into my Windows 10 forum account to follow this link, but no go!

"gini, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:
  1. The page has been removed.
  2. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page.
  3. If you are a trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation."


Google was my friend! I found the download link apart from the Windows 10 forum.
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28 Dec 2016   #13
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

The Free version of Aomei Backupper will restore a system image to different hardware.
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28 Dec 2016   #14
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gini View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Shouldn't be difficult. Aomei will restore a system backup to different hardware.
You can get AOMEI Backupper Professional for free right now till January 1st.

Source: AOMEI backupper Professional Unlimited License Key Valid Til Jan 1st - Windows 10 Forums
Logged into my Windows 10 forum account to follow this link, but no go!

"gini, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:
  1. The page has been removed.
  2. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page.
  3. If you are a trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation."


Google was my friend! I found the download link apart from the Windows 10 forum.
Yea, it looks like the TF thread was removed. I edited my previous post.
Glad you found the info elsewhere !
From the AB compare versions info i read it looks like the Pro version is needed to restore to different hardware, but SIW2 says the free version can do it.
I don't know, i never used that feature
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29 Dec 2016   #15
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

It is possible that feature has been moved to the paid versions.

The free version used to do it. Not sure if it still does.

Otherwise, there is this:

Make Windows 7 bootable after motherboard swap
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29 Dec 2016   #16
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gini View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post

You can get AOMEI Backupper Professional for free right now till January 1st.

Source: AOMEI backupper Professional Unlimited License Key Valid Til Jan 1st - Windows 10 Forums
Logged into my Windows 10 forum account to follow this link, but no go!

"gini, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:
  1. The page has been removed.
  2. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page.
  3. If you are a trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation."


Google was my friend! I found the download link apart from the Windows 10 forum.
Yea, it looks like the TF thread was removed. I edited my previous post.
Glad you found the info elsewhere !
From the AB compare versions info i read it looks like the Pro version is needed to restore to different hardware, but SIW2 says the free version can do it.
I don't know, i never used that feature
Why was it removed?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2016   #17
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gini View Post
Logged into my Windows 10 forum account to follow this link, but no go!

"gini, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:
  1. The page has been removed.
  2. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page.
  3. If you are a trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation."


Google was my friend! I found the download link apart from the Windows 10 forum.
Yea, it looks like the TF thread was removed. I edited my previous post.
Glad you found the info elsewhere !
From the AB compare versions info i read it looks like the Pro version is needed to restore to different hardware, but SIW2 says the free version can do it.
I don't know, i never used that feature
Why was it removed?
I don't know, a Forum Admin would have to answer that.
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29 Dec 2016   #18
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

AOMEI Technology

GIVEAWAYPAGE

Purpose of Win 7 backup image?-ab1.jpg

Purpose of Win 7 backup image?-ab2.jpg

The program is in English.


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29 Dec 2016   #19
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

All that chop stick writing scares me off.

Jack
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29 Dec 2016   #20
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Here's an English site with the same giveaway/promotion/key:
Christmas Giveaway - AOMEI Backupper Professional 4.0 Unlimited Giveaway | MalwareTips.com

I downloaded the installer from Aoemi, scanned at VirusTotal, installed, entered license to upgrade to Pro.
No problems so far for me.
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