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Windows 7: Windows 7 DVD - backup

30 Nov 2009   #1

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Windows 7 DVD - backup


I have just bought a 3 license install for Windows 7 home premium for my family.

Because it will be used by my children who have their own laptops i wanted to make them a copy if they need the DVD when i am not here.

Am i allowed to do this as i have a 3 license version?

If i am allowed, what is the best software to use to make the DVD backup? Preferably free.


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30 Nov 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

You are allowed to make archival backups of any piece of software that you own... get the burning program -=> here
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Nov 2009   #3


Yes, for personal use it's deemed reasonable to make backups.

In my personal opinion you'd do better to make a drive image and back it up than simply copy the original DVD (so check out tools like Acronis TrueImage...)

However for making an image of a DVD, and burning copies, something like UltraISO (free 30 day trial offered on their website) should do the job admirably :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7

Thanks v.much

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