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Windows 7: Windows Create System Image wont start - not enough space

1 Week Ago   #1

64 bit Win 7 Ultimate
Windows Create System Image wont start - not enough space

HI All
Confused (again)

I'm trying to make an image of my C drive.
The volume is 175GB with 31.5 GB free

Windows image wants to include a G drive of 100MB with 65.5 MB free

The USB backup drive has 1TB+ free

I get a message saying
'Not enough space to create the volume shadow copy' plus a whole lot of words which seem to say
Minimum free space requirement
Vol < 500MB need at least 50Mb. I have 65MB on G drive
Vol > 500MB need at least 320MB
Vol > 1GB recommend > 1GB free space I have 31GB on C drive

My spare space is way bigger than these minimums. So how do I fix this?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
1 Week Ago   #2

win 8 32 bit

What are you using for the image windows version has always been a problem use a free clone software to do an image. Windows creates a copy of files in use in order to take a snapshot and it doesn't have enough space on the source drive to do that
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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