[DISCUSSION] Macrium Reflect

Discussion in 'Application Software' started by vigipirate, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. XRT

    XRT MDL Novice

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    xxx.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx. Replace the x with w. Not enough posts for direct links. Use the download button in the upper right corner. This will first be a small executable (~3.3M). Once downloaded double click it. :biggrin:
     
  2. ThomasMann

    ThomasMann MDL Expert

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    Thank you, I know that.... and it is not what I was asking !
     
  3. Johnfpro

    Johnfpro MDL Novice

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    I have never resolved the Macrium update problem without a new OS install! The trick is not to update your initial "registered" Home version ("let sleeping dogs lie"). I'm not technical at all but I think some sort of untraceable key, or whatever it's called, is entered in the registry that prevents subsequent updates from working.

    I've never come across a solution :confused:
     
  4. Super Spartan

    Super Spartan MDL Expert

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    And I've never had your problem , always updated just fine
     
  5. Johnfpro

    Johnfpro MDL Novice

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    Thanks for the reply Phoenix. I assume that you're updating a paid for copy rather that a "fixed" copy?

    If not, will you let me into your secret please? ;)
     
  6. wonderwall

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    #27 wonderwall, Aug 10, 2016
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    they hide the registration information using a registry key with an embedded null character. you can't view or delete it from regedit. this is malware behavior :O

    detail & removal:
    Code:
    
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>regdelnull -s hklm/software/microsoft
    
    
    RegDelNull v1.11 - Delete Registry keys with embedded Nulls
    Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Mark Russinovich
    Sysinternals - 
    
    Null-embedded key (Nulls are replaced by '*'):
    
    
    HKLM/SOFTWARE/MICROSOFT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Environment*
    
    
    Delete? (y/n)
    
     
  7. WinFree

    WinFree MDL Senior Member

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    Is there a way to get paid versions activated without buying it?
     
  8. 2happy

    2happy MDL Novice

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    @ WinFree

    I think the question that you're really asking is : how to use the tool RegDelNull v1.11.?

    I don't know how to use it either (as some knowledge of cmd lines etc is needed - and I'm agnostic).

    So, perhaps if we're patient, someone in the know might come to our aid.

    :confused:
     
  9. Johnfpro

    Johnfpro MDL Novice

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    #30 Johnfpro, Aug 11, 2016
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    @2Happy

    I hope so.....:clap:

    I think that this line (from Winfree) run at the administrative command prompt will do it:

    "C:\WINDOWS\system32>regdelnull -s hklm/software/microsoft" (no quotes)
     
  10. WinFree

    WinFree MDL Senior Member

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    Macrium Reflect vs. Acronis True Image. Which one is best for SSD cloning with VeraCrypt?

    Btw, I can only find Trial version of Macrium Reflect. Where is the free version?
     
  11. John Sutherland

    John Sutherland MDL Addicted

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    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...
  12. WinFree

    WinFree MDL Senior Member

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    I booted Macrium Reflect Live CD and mounted an encrypted disk. Mounting it went very well. No problem there. I could do Image Backup to the encrypted disk but I could not do Cloning because it read the encrypted disk that was already mounted like unformatted and wanted it to be formatted. Do I really have to decrypt then make a clone and encrypt again? Is there a way around it or have I missed something? Running the latest Free edition.
     
  13. gigiopasticcio

    gigiopasticcio MDL Novice

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    I cannot follow you.
    Could you explain better, please?
     
  14. gigiopasticcio

    gigiopasticcio MDL Novice

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    FREE VERSION:
    www-macrium.com/reflectfree. aspx
    It's still good for mid usage.

    (Replace the - with . because I still cannot post link, but I would like to help you)
     
  15. OldMX

    OldMX MDL Senior Member

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    #40 OldMX, Apr 30, 2021
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