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Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
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Posted By RolandJS
If memory and experience serves me, a factory...

If memory and experience serves me, a factory restore will place the internal hard-drive to exactly what it was when it left the factory. it = meaning the hard-drive. Whatever was added since...
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By RolandJS
Often, specialized partitions have data that...

Often, specialized partitions have data that cannot be seen by Windows' explorer.exe, hence, as a previous poster indicated, do not adjust that factory restore partition's size.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By RolandJS
Backing up your data folders and files -- a great...

Backing up your data folders and files -- a great idea :) In fact, do that on a routine basis, maybe bi-monthly?
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,819
Posted By RolandJS
"...I probably invented paranoia..." I resemble...

"...I probably invented paranoia..." I resemble that! -- Roland Dangerfield

And, I do hope the OP will consider MR6 or 7 in the long run; it's worked very well for a great many.
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 2,819
Posted By RolandJS
Dude, use both Windows backup and Macrium Reflect...

Dude, use both Windows backup and Macrium Reflect on your chosen external media -- before anything bad unexpectedly happens.
With restorable images available, if/when the bad times roll, rather than...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By RolandJS
I'm thinking that possibly tweaking.com's Windows...

I'm thinking that possibly tweaking.com's Windows Repair (All in One) can help; if memory serves me, it has a VSS fixer. Items 26 & 27 will be ok to run also -- all of this in Safe Mode with...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By RolandJS
I'm having eye problems momentarily, I might have...

I'm having eye problems momentarily, I might have missed it: What happened when you tried to do an F8 boot?
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By RolandJS
Well, you've given a mighty effort - that's ok. ...

Well, you've given a mighty effort - that's ok.
"...Quick question, I've read by doing scanning over and over will overlap the data, and chances of getting the whole data will be reduce. Is it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By RolandJS
It's time to get a data recovery person involved,...

It's time to get a data recovery person involved, yesterday, if not today. I mean a data recovery person first and foremost, then, later on, you can get a computer hardware and software technician...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By RolandJS
Are those the only existing files, on the...

Are those the only existing files, on the original and on the 2nd media? There are no backups elsewhere?
Possibly, there are two tines on this fork in the road: Remotely possible is the receiving...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Oct 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By RolandJS
You certainly can use Windows built-in backup...

You certainly can use Windows built-in backup program! :) I recommend using Macrium Reflect as a 2nd backup program, maybe having just one OS full image and one Data partition full image from MR6...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By RolandJS
"...Any ideas why the reflect recovery disk was...

"...Any ideas why the reflect recovery disk was not seen by my computer..."
My computers now and then fail to recognize either a USB or a DVD boot, I make both a USB and a DVD boot, so when one...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By RolandJS
"...I keep my Data Partition(D) updated on...

"...I keep my Data Partition(D) updated on another computer between imaging sessions...." Are these computers networked all day and all night?
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By RolandJS
Select high compression and you should aok.

Select high compression and you should aok.
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By RolandJS
"...Could I just make images of both C and D...

"...Could I just make images of both C and D drives (not clones) and store them all on 1 HDD if 2 are W7 and 2 are W8.1?..." Yes you can; you planned your work well, now, it's time to work your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By RolandJS
One cannot clone two hard-drives onto any one...

One cannot clone two hard-drives onto any one external hard-drive.
I recommend, if both of the external hard-drive's byte-space permits, having at least one C partition and one D partition from each...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By RolandJS
"...I was under the impression that Macrium...

"...I was under the impression that Macrium Reflect restore process would create a mirror image of my old hdd partitions and all. Is this assumption correct ?" Yes, if the user had MR make a full...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By RolandJS
You have two very similar threads, please pick...

You have two very similar threads, please pick one and stay with that one :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,019
Posted By RolandJS
I cannot speak for WD software because I do not...

I cannot speak for WD software because I do not use any kind of such from any manufacturer, just my choice :)
I can speak for a few of the many 3rd party backup / restore / cloning programs: ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By RolandJS
The computer will need to have the source...

The computer will need to have the source hard-drive and the target hard-drive attached while booting either a USB or a DVD containing the backup / restore / cloning program.
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By RolandJS
Thanks for telling us your solution! It will...

Thanks for telling us your solution! It will help others in the future who have this or a similar problem.
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By RolandJS
I've used Acronis True Image for quite a while,...

I've used Acronis True Image for quite a while, and I have always had no trouble with ATI "meddling" with a partition that was not being restored. However, if the partition(s) have been resized --...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By RolandJS
"...If I replace the bad hard drive would I be...

"...If I replace the bad hard drive would I be able to restore the W7 OS and all my data by using the macrium
backup file on the old backup drive?" All things considered, I think the above should...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Aug 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By RolandJS
"...As a last resort I was thinking of restoring...

"...As a last resort I was thinking of restoring my old hdd using a macrium back up disk I created earlier this year. Could this be done without being able to access my W7 OS operating system?
If...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By RolandJS
One thing I've done is to give each existing...

One thing I've done is to give each existing created-by-end-user partition, and the OS partition (the one containing Windows and all 3rd party programs), unique names that include respectively their...
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