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  1.    23 Nov 2017 #1011
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Found this morning on G+ this morning:


    Attachment 165205
    Sure is a Great Deal Cliff, Wow!!!! 40% off, all I got was 20%off If I didn't already have 2 licensees I would garb this offer Fast.
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  2.    23 Nov 2017 #1012
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    Of course, you cannot install MRH on more than one PC, but there is nothing stopping you using a bootable flash drive and using on other PC. I asked if that was legal and they kind of ducked the question just reiterating the single installation problem.

    You have to be able to use boot drive on a another pc, or else you could not use the redeploy feature. So, basically, there is nothing that says you can't use it to backup stuff. Having said that, you do not get all features in winpse mode but Rapid Delta Restore still works.

    Another perfectly legal operation is when you want to make an image backup of a Hyper-V VM, and you only have MRH licence on Host. Originally, I just installed MR Free in VM, and then I realised I could boot from MRH iso instead.

    Then I really realised that I was going about it completely the wrong way. All you need to do is mount vhd(x) file as a drive in host and run MRH from host. Perefectly legal and much faster.
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  3.    23 Nov 2017 #1013
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    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Of course, you cannot install MRH on more than one PC, but there is nothing stopping you using a bootable flash drive and using on other PC. I asked if that was legal and they kind of ducked the question just reiterating the single installation problem.

    You have to be able to use boot drive on a another pc, or else you could not use the redeploy feature. So, basically, there is nothing that says you can't use it to backup stuff. Having said that, you do not get all features in winpse mode but Rapid Delta Restore still works.

    Another perfectly legal operation is when you want to make an image backup of a Hyper-V VM, and you only have MRH licence on Host. Originally, I just installed MR Free in VM, and then I realised I could boot from MRH iso instead.

    Then I really realised that I was going about it completely the wrong way. All you need to do is mount vhd(x) file as a drive in host and run MRH from host. Perefectly legal and much faster.
    Why would you want Macrium Reflect in Hyper-V?
    You can either create a checkpoint, and/or export the VM too.
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  4.    23 Nov 2017 #1014
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Why would you want Macrium Reflect in Hyper-V?
    You can either create a checkpoint, and/or export the VM too.
    Sometimes you want to mess around with partitions, restoring and deleting etc.
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  5.    23 Nov 2017 #1015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Why would you want Macrium Reflect in Hyper-V?
    You can either create a checkpoint, and/or export the VM too.
    Checkpoints are not backups.
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  6.    23 Nov 2017 #1016
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    Quote Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
    Checkpoints are not backups.
    They are much more than backups Keith, much more.
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  7.    23 Nov 2017 #1017
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    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Sometimes you want to mess around with partitions, restoring and deleting etc.
    Ah, ok, I get it.
    Plus I guess it's a good way to test something, before doing it on your host.
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  8.    23 Nov 2017 #1018
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    They are much more than backups Keith, much more.
    Maybe they are different from VirtualBox Checkpoints which just freeze the state at a point in time but do not make a separate copy of the state.
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  9.    23 Nov 2017 #1019
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    Quote Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
    Maybe they are different from VirtualBox Checkpoints which just freeze the state at a point in time but do not make a separate copy of the state.
    You can go back to them, you export them as a backup, if you have a bunch of them you can jump around the whole subtree any way you want, you can delete single ones, or merge the whole tree/subtree if you wish.
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  10.    23 Nov 2017 #1020
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    You can go back to them, you export them as a backup, if you have a bunch of them you can jump around the whole subtree any way you want, you can delete single ones, or merge the whole tree/subtree if you wish.
    Ah right so it's exporting that's the backup.
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