Don't know why I thought a 16 GB thumb drive was big enough. On a Mac, you can use Time Machine create and restore system image backups. They are to be avoided like the plague. Time Machine backs up system files as well as your own files, and you can restore a Mac from a Time Machine backup from Recovery Mode. his comment is here
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http://collegecafe.fr.yuku.com/forums/45/Computer-Technologies/ Back to top #8 petewills petewills Members 1,371 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Birmingham, UK Local time:08:33 AM Posted 20 December 2015 - 10:34 AM I use Macrium Reflect Free all Pattonias, Feb 15, 2011 Feb 16, 2011 #9 pro_learner ok.......i got it....Thnx....:):) pro_learner, Feb 16, 2011 (Want to reply to this thread? Subscribe You can unsubscribe at any time. I do have an installation disk with the free Windows 10 OS on it that I downloaded as an iso.
I've found these far more durable, and handy, than the full sized desktop drives. Through the years, I've used Norton Ghost, Acronis True Image and now the free version of Macrium Reflect for disk imaging the Windows partition. However, I was very disappointed with much of what Chris had to say in this article. Windows 7 System Image Size The laptop was from Febr. 2007.
RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7 Creating a system image on DVDs vs. In a nutshell...somewhere in the future I decide to add a bigger hard drive (brand new). For instance, one of my writers program only gives me two restore credits-then I would have to re-buy the program. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/creating-a-system-image-on-dvds-vs-making-factory-oem-restore-discs Having gone through this twice, I now install EaseUS ToDo Backup on every system I might be asked to help support (friends or family), and set it to run a full
It might asks you to enter multiple DVD later, as it depends on how big your files are on the drive you are taking a system image for. Windows 7 Backup While images are best for backing up the OS and programs, they are too bulky for use for data backup so I image only my boot drive on my desktop machine I don't understand why Samsung so far is the only company that does not allow you to create factory OEM restore discs like Acer and all the others. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek What You Need to Know About Creating System Image Backups System images are complete backups of everything on your PC's hard
Do not use them. http://emec16.com/system-image/building-a-system-image.php While developing Windows 8.1, Microsoft removed the "System Image Backup" option from the user interface and forced people to access it from a PowerShell window. Connect with him on Google+. You should never have more than 3 primaries and from there only logical partitions, if you have 4 primaries, then you cannot make any logicals (extended) because you get what apparently System Image Vs Backup
http://www.partitionwizard.com.....nager.html Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top StringJunky Posts: 2454 This post has been reported. RFD 5th Anniversary: Create & Win $1000 NCIX Wish List! They allow you to take a snapshot of your entire drive, system files and all. weblink Im just wondering if this is an accurate representation of the size required to backup for system image?
Subscribe You can unsubscribe at any time. Macrium A Windows installation disc, burned from an ISO or otherwise, includes the "bare bones" of the Windows installation in question. The time now is 03:33.
It will give you a better idea. Backup and Restore Creating system image of HDD for re-image to SSDHey guys, I have a laptop with a 500GB HDD of which approx 70GB i is used space I am Automotive Automotive Deals View All Auto Parts & Accessories Auto Services Motor Vehicles Other Get all the latest Deals & Couponsdelivered to your inbox! An clone is equivalent to a photo print; it is an exact duplicate of the original.
So I was confused and common sense should have told me to eyeball the size of the C drive to know what to have for it. Since I learnt about Macrium on HTG I've become an imaging evangelist...we can't bang it home often enough...It solves the vast majority of attacks and mishaps. About to create a system image backup at the moment. check over here And at work when we get a dozen new computers in the computer lab Macrium will definitely be a big part of my initial setup by making images after installing software
I just turned it on and it finished setting up the preloaded windows. Stores Malls News Latest News Features Tools Financial Tools Credit Card Comparison Shop for a Mortgage Other Tools Deal Alerts Mobile Apps Breaking news: See More Forums Search All Forums Show FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.