Restore from System Image

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by creeve4, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. creeve4

    creeve4 MDL Novice

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    I have a hard disk with two partitions, one for my Windows 7 installation and one for my Media files. I want to make a system image of my Windows partition only using the Backup and Restore feature in Windows 7 (a backup of the files on the Media partition would require more space than I currently have).

    How can I create a system image of the Windows partition only so that I can later use it to restore to the the same hard disk that Windows is currently installed on (which also contains a partition with my Media files), without losing the files on the Media partition?
     
  2. urie

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  3. herrkarl

    herrkarl MDL Junior Member

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    You want to restore this system image without having a backup of your media partition ?
    Bad idea or you don't care what happens to your media partition.

    One error and you lose everything on this harddisk and a power failure can happen anytime.