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Windows 7: Need Help Restoring Backed up hard drive

03 Sep 2009   #1
polorsport

windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Need Help Restoring Backed up hard drive

Hi, thanks for reading.

Well I used clonezilla to backup my c drive before I moved from Win 7 rc 7100 x64 to Win 7 Rtm x64 7600. Back up worked fine.

When I went to restore the c drive it failed. After numerous tries at restoring my c drive and d drive where erased.

I only have a back up saved of my c drive and would like to restore it using anything but clonezilla. Something very user friendly if possible.

Any recommendations and or guides would be great. Free or paid software.

Doesn't matter.

Thanks


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03 Sep 2009   #2
TGSoldier

 
 

Hi.

You mean you have an image you are trying to restore?
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03 Sep 2009   #3
polorsport

windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Yes I do have an image. I chose the option to save partitions as well.

It's file folder 2009-08-30-07-img

Within it there are numerous 1.95 gig images.
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03 Sep 2009   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

I doubt that you're going to be able to restore your image with another program other than the one you made it with .... I could be wrong, but I don't think so..
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03 Sep 2009   #5
polorsport

windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I hope there is an alternative because with clonezilla if it fails it wipes my hard drive again.
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03 Sep 2009   #6
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by polorsport View Post
I used clonezilla to backup my c drive.
Back up worked fine.

went to restore c drive it failed.

my c drive and d drive where erased.

I have a back up saved of my c drive

would like to restore it using anything but clonezilla.
1. How many Physical HDDs do you have?
2. Where the C: and the D: 'drives' actually PARTITIONS (VOLUMES) or different Physical HDDs?
3. Where is this "backup-folder" --- On DVDs, or another "drive"/"partition/volume" ?
("Sounds-like" an e drive, which is probably 'partition_3' of PhysicalDrive_0...)

This might help some of the troubleshooters here...

What are you 'booting from' right now ?
Western Digital 750GB
SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5
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03 Sep 2009   #7
polorsport

windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

In total I have 3 physical hard drives. ( I should have made this clear. My bad.)

The c drive was a partition on the d drive. Made by the os. 750 gb Western Digital 750GB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5 hard drive. 105 gig partition (c drive).

I also have a 500 gb external cavalry hard drive. (It contains the backup of my c drive).

The other is a Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5. (But this one doesn't really factor in).
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