Windows 10: Macrium Reflect /rescue media

  1.    23 Jun 2018 #1

    Macrium Reflect /rescue media


    Hi,

    Do I have to create a new rescue media (USB) for every Windows 10 machines I have, or is the first I created valid for all the others?
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       23 Jun 2018 #2

    Once I have created rescue media, will it work on all my computers?

    If the hardware for all your computers is supported by the default Windows PE driver set, then the answer is a simple yes. You can confirm this on the Rescue Media Wizard drivers page. If all the drivers listed have the status Device support in WinPE or Compatible device support in WinPE for each of your machines then you only need one rescue media.
    If any of your machines require extra drivers, then you have three options:

    • Create one piece of rescue media for each machine.
    • Invoke the Create Rescue Media Wizard on each of your machines.
      1. Locate all the necessary drivers and progress to the Rescue Media Burnpage before canceling.
      2. Copy the contents of folder 'C:\boot\macrium\drivers' from each machine to one machine.
      3. Burn a Rescue CD on that machine.

    • Using the Rescue media wizard, create a bootable USB stick, inserting the same device on each machine in turn.

    Note: Options 2 and 3 only work if all your machines are configured to use the same version of PE with the same architecture (i.e. they are all 32-bit or all 64-bit).
    Creating rescue media - KnowledgeBase - Macrium Reflect Knowledgebase
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  3.    23 Jun 2018 #3

    oeivinr said: View Post
    Hi,

    Do I have to create a new rescue media (USB) for every Windows 10 machines I have, or is the first I created valid for all the others?
    It depends. The Macrium Rescue drive has a lot of generic drivers that work on most devices but now and then, you have to add a driver that is installed on pc as well. So, it is always a good plan to create a Rescue iso on each PC, name them eg Rescue-laptop, Rescue-desktop etc, and store them on an external drive, so if the "default" Rescue drive does not work, you can create a device specific usb Rescue drive on demand. However, as low capacity flash drives are cheap, it might just be easier to have one per device.
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  4.    23 Jun 2018 #4

    +1 cerebus! I follow your advice from way back when, I make USB and CD / DVD boots when MR7 sends an update.
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