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Windows 7: Image your system with free Macrium

31 Jan 2014   #1491
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Excellent article. Thanks for linking it.

One curious discrepancy, though. According to the screen shot Gary provided, Reflect Free has an option for automatic verification but, according to the article, it doesn't. Being happily "stuck" with Pro, I have no way to verify (pardon the pun) that one way or the other.

I'd rep you but the forum won't let me (mutter, mutter, mumble, mumble).


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31 Jan 2014   #1492
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post

In Pro, verify is also available in Restore. Did you check where I asked?
Probably not. The thread is:
"Image your system with free Macrium"
Ya oughta have a look anyway, you may discover something new.
Apparently not.
See post 1490
"Free is the one I was asking about."
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31 Jan 2014   #1493
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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Sounds like I guessed it right. They check the hash.
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31 Jan 2014   #1494
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Excellent article. Thanks for linking it.

One curious discrepancy, though. According to the screen shot Gary provided, Reflect Free has an option for automatic verification but, according to the article, it doesn't. Being happily "stuck" with Pro, I have no way to verify (pardon the pun) that one way or the other.

I'd rep you but the forum won't let me (mutter, mutter, mumble, mumble).
Gary's screenshot was not for verification of the image, but for verification of the filesystem being imaged before the backup.
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31 Jan 2014   #1495
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Excellent article. Thanks for linking it.

One curious discrepancy, though. According to the screen shot Gary provided, Reflect Free has an option for automatic verification but, according to the article, it doesn't. Being happily "stuck" with Pro, I have no way to verify (pardon the pun) that one way or the other.

I'd rep you but the forum won't let me (mutter, mutter, mumble, mumble).
Gary's screenshot was not for verification of the image, but for verification of the filesystem being imaged before the backup.
You are correct; sorry about that! Apparently, the free version will not automatically verify an image after creation; yet another reason I'm glad to be using the Pro version. I'm surprised Macrium doesn't promote that when comparing their various versions; that's a marketing goldmine.
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31 Jan 2014   #1496
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Quote:
that's a marketing goldmine
Is it?
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31 Jan 2014   #1497
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

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Quote:
that's a marketing goldmine
Is it?
Absolutely. I would have upgraded for that alone. Not to mention any point on a comparison chart is valuable.
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31 Jan 2014   #1498
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

I think you are a little unusual in that.

I can't remember the last time I bothered to verify an image. I only do it when testing products.

Not for my own use.
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31 Jan 2014   #1499
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I never verified an image and never had a problem. Maybe I was just lucky.
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31 Jan 2014   #1500
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
I think you are a little unusual in that.

I can't remember the last time I bothered to verify an image. I only do it when testing products.

Not for my own use.
What bother? I start the image, then leave it alone and do something else (watch TV, web surf, skip to my loo, snag a snack, whatever). About 9.5 minutes later, the image is done and verified without any bother on my part. I've had only one image to fail to verify. Had I found out just before or while restoring it, I would have been powerfully P.O.ed. Instead, I just ran it again and had no problems.
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