Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: What is the proper way to use Macrium disk image?

20 Jul 2010   #1
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 
What is the proper way to use Macrium disk image?

I understand that I must first make a rescue-cd and I did this. Next comes the actual disk image, which I have done.


Question:

1.) When I want to recover by using the disk image Macrium created, do I just plug in the external HDD that houses my image and then simply choose that drive from the Macrium rescue-cd panel?

I was able to boot the rescue-cd, but when I clicked "next", expecting to be taken to the screen that allows me to choose the image, the screen went black and the PC rebooted.

FYI, when i repeated the process without my external HDD plugged in, the PC did not reboot, but I obviously could not get to the disk image.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Jul 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Have a look at this Tutorial: Imaging with free Macrium
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #3
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

I watched it and everything worked out, however, the tutorial does not address my issue.

I am able to boot the rescue-cd and then when I click next, the PC reboots. It's not supposed to reboot, it's supposed to take me to the screen where I can choose my image
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Jul 2010   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

I've not tried it myself, however have you checked this link: https://www.sevenforums.com/software/...e-macrium.html

You can also check the following links from Macrium themselves, to see if that helps you.

Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup - Support
Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup - Help
Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup - Tutorials
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #5
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

thank you very much
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Marked for you. How did you resolve the problem?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jul 2010   #7
RoloDman

7 Ultimate 64 bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Marked for you. How did you resolve the problem?
Sorry for not explaining.

I formatted the external HDD and made a new disk image. Everything worked fine.

Macrium does not provide any support for the free version.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 What is the proper way to use Macrium disk image?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Image with Macrium
Hello, After updating Macrium I made a full new image of the system disk (did some guesswork) used option 1 as on attached screenshot, or should I use option 2 ? However, it was verified. The old image done some days ago - shell I delete it ? Appreciate answers. Thanks Motim
Backup and Restore
Acronis True Image (and Macrium, Windows Backup) won't create image
My system: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit C-drive is a 250GB Plextor SSD Acronis True Image 2011 Background: I setup a weekly scheduled disk image of my system drive (C:) that gets sent to an external HDD (4TB). This was working very well for months with incremental backups most of the time and a...
Backup and Restore
Macrium Reflect...Burn image and then changing disk partition
I've just created an image of the files from my C: drive, which are on a 1Tb drive. What I'd now like to do is shrink the volume down, into two drives. Do I need to recreate the image, as I've changed it from the original when Reflect was run? If I don't, will a restore get rid of the secondary...
Backup and Restore
Tie In Between Macrium Boot Disk And System Image
I have a Macrium boot disc (CD) and an Image (External HD). Is the Boot disc only for this particular image ? Same question with Windows 7 Repair Disc I made long ago. Is it tied to one particular system image ?
Backup and Restore
Macrium image restore
I tried a Macrium Reflect image restore of 2 partitions (100M system, c: 490G). I wanted to select the 2 partition boxes but Macrium would only select one - I tried control clicks etc. Can I only restore one partition at a time?
Backup and Restore


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:42.
Twitter Facebook Google+