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W7 Back-Up v Acronis/Paragon


onthelimit1
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I've just realised that W7 has a facility to burn a System Repair disk followed by a full image backup to an external drive. I've used Paragon and Acronis in the past for this, but was wondering if anyone on these forums has used the Windows version.

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sharpamat

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I have used this to both save to an external drive and restore from, whilst not the fastest I have never had problems.

I also found that be storeing 2 images, I can keep fully updated and each time I made a new image previous ones can be delated

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rdave13

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I've successfully created an image using Windows 7 but the restore left some irritating problems. My burning software, Malwarebytes and Java did not run correctly and needed to be reinstalled. Not really impressed so restored again via Paragon image.

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kdt

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I used Dell(2 year old w7 pro) built in system backup though haven't used it yet. Don't know how good that is?

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onthelimit1

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Hmm. Ok, thanks. I'm going to need a fresh backup owing to a problem in another thread of mine, have a look if you're interested.Think I may stick to Paragon which I've used before.

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onthelimit1

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Made a backup, but wasn't required as a repair install went smoothly with no side effects.

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