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  1.    21 Feb 2016 #11
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Las Vegas
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Now you should get yourself a system imagiing software like Macrium Reflect Free and make images before and system changes, new software installations or Cumulative updates, Win10 Build upgrades ....etc. It will save you rear end, and keep the headaches away

    Here is the thread dedicated to Macrium: Solved New Macrium Reflect Update - Windows 10 Forums
    I read that constantly imaging your SSD reduces it's lifespan? I see you have an SSD as well, how has imaging impacted your system; if at all? I'd like to be able to have peace of mind but at the same time, I don't want to cause harm to my hardware so long as I can have some control over it.
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  2.    21 Feb 2016 #12
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,515
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 in Hyper-V

    When you create an image, it's only reads on the SSD, which has NO impact. Most people image to either an external HDD or like me, a 2nd internal drive(HDD in my case).

    Now if you nuke your system a lot, then yeah, you'll write a lot, but it's no different than that of repair installs or clean installs then.

    My SSD, the Samsung Pro is one of the best on the market, in Endurance tests. It can take upto 2-3 Petabytes before failing.
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