Windows 10: Macrium reflect - running a backup/image question
Macrium reflect - running a backup/image question
I run Macrium reflect free & create an image every week but have always assumed it created a new image (due to my choosing full backup every time) but had used a small 1TB HD for backup so didn't notice anything amiss. Recently I began using a 4TB HD & therefore thought it would now begin to show each image separately, but I checked after running it this week & noticed the image had the same date as previous backup. I thought I would ask here for advice on what I should be seeing with the backup.
I'm choosing to backup via the .xml file - right clicking & choose full backup/image.
Should running full backup every time create separate images or just go over the original image?
If go over the original/first image, will it retain the original date & time or update it to show the new image date/time?
It should create a new image every time unless you are running short of hard drive space and have the option checked to purge and/or keep only 1 backup:
I always uncheck the backup via xml file so I can't say for sure what that will do.
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