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Why does Windows show my file names in blue letters? Select the applications you want, download the small installer exe. Get the answer bogdan_evanzo February 8, 2011 5:48:07 AM Hi, Yes, the recovery made from the hidden recovery partition may contain some programs that you don't use. In my case it seemed like, literally, the "recovery process" expected "there must already be a system drive" on the installed hard drives. http://megathud.com/system-recovery/system-recovery-question-win-8-win-10.html

Then store your 600GB of data on a separate hard drive. ok so what exactly is contained in the system recovery drive? Comment from Andy Rathbone Time July 17, 2012 at 6:28 pm Alexander, you'll often have problems using a System Image on a different computer. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/62545-question-about-recovery-image.html

That appears to be incorrect, and was actually a symptom of the NVIDIA driver package taking a _long_ time to come down from Windows Update. Thank you My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 x64 Pro, Windows 8.1 x64 Pro, Windows 10 TP 10041 GeorgeilotS View Public Profile Find More Posts by GeorgeilotS . Thanks in advance. I don't get very far (after it says to put the LAST DVD in) and it asks that I install "Drivers?" and the pop-up access takes me to System32>drivers, yet I

If so, can you guide me? Can you comment what to expect if I do this "image" backup into the same partition that received earlier "regular" backup data from earlier? System Recovery Disc (rescue disk): A bootable CD or DVD you created when your laptop first arrived. And in what order do I use those if something goes wrong?

Comment from BuckSkin Time August 17, 2016 at 4:06 pm Most helpful site! Regards Malik Backup and Restore Customized Recovery Partition ImageHi My purpose is to create the image of the customized recovery partition, I mean i need all settings and user applications (not Q: I want to mirror my hard drive on an external hard drive. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/59723-35-system-recovery-disk-questions I learned how to dig into the "regular" backup files to pluck one out if needed yet I understand this can't be done from an "image" backup.

Thank you. This BY NO MEANS is a substitute for a TRUE backup solution! I now have a System Repair disk, System Images scheduled for once per week. But both can be used to restore Windows to a new blank harddrive after an old harddrive has died?

  1. It’s much better than the System Recovery Disk because it preserves all the information you’ve placed on your computer since you bought it.
  2. You'll never have to use any of these discs unless your hard drive dies or Windows 7 is somehow messed up beyond repair.
  3. On SSD I run Avast Premiere and Malware Bytes, PowerISO, OpenOffice, FoxitReader, Wondershare Filmora, BS Player, VLC player and DropBox Those applications on the SSD are easily reinstalled.ninite.com does this.
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Comment from Bill Time March 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm On a Dell Forum someone mentioned that after creating a System Image with Win7 then having a hard drive crash, then check over here The System Image is compressed, so it you create a System Image of Windows that lives on a 300GB disk, the System Image file won't consume 300GB. Score 0 Maziar a c 258 D Laptop February 18, 2011 3:38:37 AM This topic has been closed by Maziar Score 0 Can't find your answer ? I am now sure I have recovery images.

If System Image had serious failings, the Internet would really be buzzing about it! The recovery image should basically just have a fresh install set up just how you like it and maybe your favorite programs that can be updated after the refresh, but it Drop by Amazon.com for big discounts on Windows 10 For Dummies, Second Edition. his comment is here In other words, in the event of needing to restore the entire hard disc in the event of failure, one could do so using either of the above options?

This made an separate image file for both the 100mb partition and the c: drive. 2. Well done - Other web pages just got me more confused. I just want to make sure I am protected ..

I know just enough about computers to be dangerous so I was always afraid to do them thinking they were really hard.

You can always reload Windows and re-install your programs. The entire contents of my (C:) drive is about 100GB. Comment from Jim Time May 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm Thanks Andy, that clears it up. Drop by Amazon.com for big discounts on Windows 10 For Dummies, Second Edition.

Not sure how to convert them back. I'll use a simple backup of my files then and just re-install everything. Can someone let me know if its possible? weblink I have a recent system image on an external USB hard drive, but when I boot to "system recovery" using...

Check it out now on Amazon. So I'm not really hurting for space, I just like being as efficient as possible. I'm sorry to have wasted your time. Or self installed?What applications or games do you have installed on the SSD along with the OS?

I've used Windows 7 backup for a REGULAR backup a few times sending the copies to an external hard drive in one of two set partitions. The time now is 23:03. It is frustrating that "geeks" think we should "know it all".