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Windows 7: Fixing Windows 7

10 Apr 2017   #1
Master Po

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Fixing Windows 7

If you know please tell me does System Image Recovery Backup of Windows 7 do job better than installation of Windows 7?



I have found out that I can create System Image Recovery so if operating system Windows 7 be damaged I can use System Image Recovery instead install again Windows 7 and again install all software.


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10 Apr 2017   #2
BisVal

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

If You use SIR and make a backup on a problem PC , You will keep the problems . Better fresh install.
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10 Apr 2017   #3
Master Po

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you.

If I install fresh Windows 7 and after that install make System Image Recovery disk is it better to install fresh Windows 7 or use System Image Recovery?

Please help me because i want to deepen knowledge from Windows 7 operating system.
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10 Apr 2017   #4
Wandering one

Win7 sp1 Pro 64bit / XP sp2 Pro (games only)
 
 

Probably better off to use a Macrium image on an external drive, only used for that purpose and disconnected when not in use. Also re-imaged on the second Monday of every month.
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11 Apr 2017   #5
Master Po

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you for the reply.
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11 Apr 2017   #6
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

If you use windows system image. it creates an exact image of your drive. Your programs, settings and activation are included.

That is why it is different from a clean install.

There are other imaging programs available. Aomei Backupper allows restoring to different hardware ( even in the free version ).

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Paragon allows exclusions ( even in the free version).

There are several more, including Easeus,macrium, drive snapshot, etc.....

Use whichever suits you.


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14 Apr 2017   #7
hazel123

W7 HP 64 bit
 
 

It's an interesting question as I would like to know too! I did a clean install, all updated then made a system image. Had an issue shortly afterwards and had to decide - do I clean install again? Or just put my system image of the clean install on? I put the system image on. So is this "as good" as clean installing again?
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16 Apr 2017   #8
BisVal

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

Depends what kind of problem You have - hardware or software. It sounds more like to be connected with hardware issues .
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16 Apr 2017   #9
Master Po

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you all for recommendations.
I next period I am going to install Windows 7 again.

Please tell me is it better to make System Image Recovery before I install all software or to make System Image Recovery after I install all necessary software.
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16 Apr 2017   #10
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hazel123 View Post
It's an interesting question as I would like to know too! I did a clean install, all updated then made a system image. Had an issue shortly afterwards and had to decide - do I clean install again? Or just put my system image of the clean install on? I put the system image on. So is this "as good" as clean installing again?
You can choose to create an image of your current OS state or do it later. System Image is much more convinient if you don't want to download all your drivers, programs and want everything to be saved.
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