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Windows 7: VirtualBox, W7 and SSD...

18 Jul 2011   #11
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Good idea, better safe than sorry.


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18 Jul 2011   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Frequent imaging is a good practice. Saves your bacon. Hopefully you did not use Windows7 imaging because that is iffy.
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18 Jul 2011   #13
OppfinnarJocke

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Frequent imaging is a good practice. Saves your bacon. Hopefully you did not use Windows7 imaging because that is iffy.
Oops... yes I do... Not a good idea?
During early installation of my system, I once did restore from an image made by W7, and that worked fine. Are you saying it cannot be trusted?
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18 Jul 2011   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Many people had problems with it. You may want to make a backup image with free Macrium. But do not forget the 100MB partition - if present. Imaging with free Macrium
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18 Jul 2011   #15
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Agree with whs, use Macrium Reflect.

Many problems with windows backup. Backup is not something you want to risk.
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