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Windows 7: How to System Image C: Partition only?

10 Dec 2009   #11
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I think they wanted HD imaging, so that's what we got.

I downloaded and sampled Macrium Reflect free version which is highly recommended around here.

Def allows you to select your partition to image. You could save it to another internal HD there.

Suggest you format primary the partition where you store backup image so it is autodetected by Macrium's linux restore CD>

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10 Dec 2009   #12

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Take a look at my post in the software section regarding Macrium.

Comment there if you have any insight.
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10 Dec 2009   #13
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Yeah, I'm not gonna budge from Win7 Backup Imaging on our 7 home computers until it lets me down. So far a half dozen reimages have gone fine.

There was a failure due to bad block on external, but I was able to reimage from a backup over the network from boot with a dodgy network adapter, so I am impressed with Win7 imaging.

Acronis has saved my XP install several times. I prefer the built-in for Win7 until it disproves itself.
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