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Windows 7: Image your system with free Macrium

06 Oct 2011   #381
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

It's definitely there, at least in Macrium v4.2 - I also have the full registered version but didn't upgrade to v5.0 yet - but I can't imagine they'd take the verify option out of v5.0.


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06 Oct 2011   #382
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
It's definitely there, at least in Macrium v4.2 - I also have the full registered version but didn't upgrade to v5.0 yet - but I can't imagine they'd take the verify option out of v5.0.
Hello Corazon,
You wouldn't think so even on the free version. I'll dig around. Thanks for your time and reply!
Glenn
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06 Oct 2011   #383
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

You may want to check and see if they renamed it to validate.


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07 Oct 2011   #384
alan10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1 x64
 
 

Macrium has 3 versions that need the WAIK.
Full license upgrade from v4.2;
Free Trial limited duration v5.*
Free Limited Function v5.*

Which of the two Free versions are you using ?
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07 Oct 2011   #385
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

WAIK? No version of Macrium Reflect needs the WAIK.

The WinPE rescue disc is a relatively quick 100MB download that you get by buying a license for the full version (4.2 or 5.0). It's licensed from Microsoft so you're only allowed to download it once, or you have to pay a small fee to get another download.

After that it's just a matter of running it which expands some files that the Reflect app will then directly burn to CD. No fussing around required, though you can add your own drivers for disks and networking.

Free versions of Reflect don't offer the WinPE rescue disc to you.
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07 Oct 2011   #386
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
WAIK? No version of Macrium Reflect needs the WAIK.
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To make the pe disk using the trial V5 you need it and Macrium will assist in it's download when making the pe disk. You don't need to do this with the bought version. It must be some licensing related issue.
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07 Oct 2011   #387
alan10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
WAIK? No version of Macrium Reflect needs the WAIK.

The WinPE rescue disc is a relatively quick 100MB download that you get by buying a license for the full version (4.2 or 5.0). It's licensed from Microsoft so you're only allowed to download it once, or you have to pay a small fee to get another download.

After that it's just a matter of running it which expands some files that the Reflect app will then directly burn to CD. No fussing around required, though you can add your own drivers for disks and networking.

Free versions of Reflect don't offer the WinPE rescue disc to you.
So very wrong in many ways.

1. This topic is about FREE Macrium so the purchase of a license is not relevant to the discussion ;
2. The Licensed UPGRADE at reduced cost only gave Linux (perhaps BartPE) but for WinPE the WAIK was used.
3. Both the Free versions provide support for use of WAIK if the user wants WinPE
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07 Oct 2011   #388
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Essenbe, Hello and thank you. Even in the tutorial it shows verify off. After searching, I found an option for verify on restore. I am not sure I understand this switch. I want to verify the system image before I bother saving it, while the system is running o.k. Maybe someone had an idea or opinion on the change.
Glenn
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07 Oct 2011   #389
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hello alan10,
Since I have it on my admin account, I will guess and say that it is the freeware upgrade. I have had and use Macrium reflect as a backup to Paragon. Yes, I quess very paranoid. I did a filehippo check for new programs and Reflect 5.0 came up and I downloaded it. It is limited. But it is also different than the previous version. I found the verify on the restore with verify option. I don't understand.....
Thanks
Glenn
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07 Oct 2011   #390
glennc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
WAIK? No version of Macrium Reflect needs the WAIK.

The WinPE rescue disc is a relatively quick 100MB download that you get by buying a license for the full version (4.2 or 5.0). It's licensed from Microsoft so you're only allowed to download it once, or you have to pay a small fee to get another download.

After that it's just a matter of running it which expands some files that the Reflect app will then directly burn to CD. No fussing around required, though you can add your own drivers for disks and networking.

Free versions of Reflect don't offer the WinPE rescue disc to you.
Hey Corazon,
When I downloaded and install the free 5.0 and decided to create a new rescue disk it is built in to download 1.6 GB WAIK and add it to the rescue disk to run it from WindowsPE. I know because I did it. I used to run Macrium under the linux system. Changed for some reason. Still wondering why the won't let you verify until
you are restoring.....
Thanks again for your assistance!
Glenn
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