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Windows 7: Can multiple "image backups" on one drive be accessed?

05 Jun 2011   #21
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bare foot kid View Post
hello mate.


Why go through all that horse-hit when you could use a more reliable tool like macrium or an excellent paid sw like paragon for about 30 bucks?

imaging with free macrium


please excuse my foul-ness.
i think you misspelled horse-hit--there's a letter missing in front of "hit".
Can multiple "image backups" on one drive be accessed?-roflmao.gif





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05 Jun 2011   #22
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Here is the name of one of my Macrium images
1C5417C0D3C4D770-00-00.mrimg

Here is the name of one of my Windows images
WindowsImageBackup_16_2_11_before-iTunes-SP1_Keep

Some months down the track which image name tells me something?
Rename the second to WindowsImageBackup and off you go.
Horse _hit is great for roses.
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05 Jun 2011   #23
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Your Macrium image also tells you the date it was taken.
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05 Jun 2011   #24
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Here is the name of one of my Macrium images
1C5417C0D3C4D770-00-00.mrimg

Here is the name of one of my Windows images
WindowsImageBackup_16_2_11_before-iTunes-SP1_Keep

Some months down the track which image name tells me something?
Rename the second to WindowsImageBackup and off you go.
Horse _hit is great for roses.
You convinced me.

(reminds me of the 8-hex-digit folder/file names NovaStor creates in its \Media folder to keep track of NovaBACKUP backup volume XML definitions, which have ZERO intuitive value aside from the thankfully present Windows Explorer date/time stamp in an Explorer view).
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05 Jun 2011   #25
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Your Macrium image also tells you the date it was taken.
True and the XML file, if it isn't misplaced, can tell you more.
My point is the name change can give useful information at a cursory glance and it really doesn't require you to jump through hoops to rename it.

As I've said before I also use Macrium but default to Windows for most of my basic imaging because it works for me.
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