1.    24 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 3
    Win 10

    Windows 10 Image Backup/Restore BROKEN!


    All was well in Windows 7 until we upgraded to Windows 10. After the upgrade, I "CAN" back up to our Lenovo PX4-300d. However, image restores DO NOT WORK! I boot to the Windows 10 repair disk, chose troubleshooting, etc. I point to the network location, asks me to login, and I click okay and no image shows up in the list. I then tried moving the image to a external drive so I have attached a My Passport Ultra and it doesn't find the image. I have tried this on two of my machines and yes the images were for their respective systems.
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  2.    24 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,514
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Various people here have reported difficulty with this. Please feel free to search the forum for relevant posts. Some are very similar to yours.
    Senior people here tend to regard Backup and Restore as not completely reliable.

    3rd party disk image programs are:
    - more reliable
    - more feature rich
    - more flexible

    Recommended: e.g. Macrium Reflect (free/commercial) + its boot medium + external storage.
    Veeam Endpoint is also interesting (free/commercial)
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  3.    24 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,459
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    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    Various people here have reported difficulty with this. Please feel free to search the forum for relevant posts. Some are very similar to yours.
    Senior people here tend to regard Backup and Restore as not completely reliable.

    3rd party disk image programs are:
    - more reliable
    - more feature rich
    - more flexible

    Recommended: e.g. Macrium Reflect (free/commercial) + its boot medium + external storage.
    Veeam Endpoint is also interesting (free/commercial)
    Totally agree. Macrium is a great tool, and the only tool I have found that works reliably on a wide range of devices - in particular tablets with unusual 32bit uefi. It has a neat feature where you can install it as a dual boot option so you do not even need a booot disk unless hdd has failed or badly corrupted.
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  4.    24 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    DFW Area
    Posts : 432
    Windows 8&10

    Do you know what version your Win 10 repair disk is? I do not know if using one build version would allow restoring an image made from another version... Since the builds seems to change about every 6 months, I have started making new recovery drives and images once the system has shown to be stable. But I keep the recovery drive and image from the previous build just in case.
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  5.    29 Aug 2016 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 3
    Win 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Saltgrass View Post
    Do you know what version your Win 10 repair disk is? I do not know if using one build version would allow restoring an image made from another version... Since the builds seems to change about every 6 months, I have started making new recovery drives and images once the system has shown to be stable. But I keep the recovery drive and image from the previous build just in case.

    I tried both versions of the repair disk, one built for 7 and one built with 10. Image doesn't show up in the list. I have took the advice and I am now using Veeam. Veeam allows me to store the repair disc as an iso for each system, which is really nice. I was even able to restore a disk made from a HDD to an SSD with no issues, couldn't believe there were no problems. It also let's me easily adjust partition sizes when restoring from a larger to smaller disk. Veeam is awesome software. I agree Macrium is good, but I had issues with cloning HDD to SSD.
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  6.    29 Aug 2016 #6
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    New Mexico
    Posts : 1,313
    Windows 10 Pro,

    Quote Originally Posted by bboklewski View Post
    I tried both versions of the repair disk, one built for 7 and one built with 10. Image doesn't show up in the list. I have took the advice and I am now using Veeam. Veeam allows me to store the repair disc as an iso for each system, which is really nice. I was even able to restore a disk made from a HDD to an SSD with no issues, couldn't believe there were no problems. It also let's me easily adjust partition sizes when restoring from a larger to smaller disk. Veeam is awesome software. I agree Macrium is good, but I had issues with cloning HDD to SSD.


    Do you know what version of Windows 10 this is for? Windows 10 changes as does the images. How old is that image?
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  7.    29 Aug 2016 #7
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 3
    Win 10
    Thread Starter

    The image is brand new, running Windows 10 Pro.
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