Windows 10: Imaging a disk with macrium

  1.    30 Aug 2015 #1

    Imaging a disk with macrium


    I have tried several times to make an image of a windows 7 disk.. Using macrium reflect and it just
    won't do it. It says can't make an image of this disk.. no reason given. On the same computer
    with another disk that has windows 10, it works just fine, i can image it ok. Just wondering if anyone
    else has run into this problem? Does anyone know how to fix it..
    By the way, windows 7 and 10 both work just fine, no problems.
    Any and all help very much appreciated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 605
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       30 Aug 2015 #2

    KY COLONEL said: View Post
    I have tried several times to make an image of a windows 7 disk.. Using macrium reflect and it just
    won't do it. It says can't make an image of this disk.. no reason given. On the same computer
    with another disk that has windows 10, it works just fine, i can image it ok. Just wondering if anyone
    else has run into this problem? Does anyone know how to fix it..
    By the way, windows 7 and 10 both work just fine, no problems.
    Any and all help very much appreciated.
    Have you tried it from the bootable CD environment?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       30 Aug 2015 #3

    If a disk contains bad sectors then Macrium will not work unless you set it to skip bad sectors. Open Admin Command Prompt and run chkdsk :X /r where X: is the drive letter of your Windows 7.
    In addition, set VSS Options as shown:

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  4.    30 Aug 2015 #4

    Make sure Volume Shadow Copy Service is running
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