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Windows 7: Windows 7 DVD - backup

30 Nov 2009   #1
oldskool

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 DVD - backup

Hello,

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.



Thanks,


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30 Nov 2009   #2
Tews

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
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30 Nov 2009   #3
Qdos

 

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 :)
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30 Nov 2009   #4
oldskool

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks v.much

:)
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