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Topic # 114290 14-Feb-2013 20:16 Send private message

Hello
Does anyone know of any software that I can use to clone or image a harddrive that has Vista home premium.  I used Acronis True image Enterprise Server version 8 but the recovery partition got screwed up.
I know its an old version but people have been saying that even the newer versions won't image properly if the system has Vista.
Thanks.
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  Reply # 762645 14-Feb-2013 21:05 Send private message

Try macrium Reflect - works a treat for me altho havent tried with Vista, but no reason why it wont work.
http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx




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  Reply # 762648 14-Feb-2013 21:12 Send private message

CloneZilla.  It's free, works well (I have used it twice, once on a Server 2003 system and once for a workstation).

It can copy a drive to a same or bigger drive, and is available either as a 'single user' version, or as an enterprise version.

http://clonezilla.org/




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  Reply # 762687 14-Feb-2013 23:09 Send private message

Hello
I'll try those but apparenly vista has a different partition structure than the other operating systems and thats why acronis doesn't work on it.
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  Reply # 762690 14-Feb-2013 23:20 Send private message

I use acronis to image vista and it works just fine

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  Reply # 762692 14-Feb-2013 23:22 Send private message

I think it is just a case of old Acronis version.




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