Windows 10: Save Windows 10 + Drivers

  1.    01 Oct 2015 #1

    Save Windows 10 + Drivers


    Hello guys.

    I recently bought a new laptop which has Windows 10 installed. I would like to know if there's a way to save my windows with my current drivers on a 32Go usb key. I tried to do it with a system image but it says that the usb key isn't supported. Sorry if that's not the exact same words as windows gives, it's because my windows is in French.

    Thanks
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  2.    02 Oct 2015 #2

    I use: Macrium Reflect Free
    for backups, it's free too.
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  3.    02 Oct 2015 #3

    CountMike said: View Post
    I use: Macrium Reflect Free
    for backups, it's free too.
    And how does it works to restore the backup ?
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  4.    02 Oct 2015 #4

    Magik said: View Post
    And how does it works to restore the backup ?
    You need to make a bootable CD/USB with it, when you want to return to backed up system, you boot with it and it will return everything as it was at the moment backup was made.
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       02 Oct 2015 #5

    There are several ways, depending...
    But I'll have agree with Mike on this one...
    As it is the better option...
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  6.    02 Oct 2015 #6

    Okay, I'll give it a try then. Do I have enough space with a 32Go usb key ? I guess it depends on the space that my Windows takes ? Does it compess the image ? Thanks again for the replies

    Edit: Does it saves all my data or only windows with my drivers ?
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  7.    02 Oct 2015 #7

    It will save/image everything on the selected drive.
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  8.    02 Oct 2015 #8

    Magik said: View Post
    Okay, I'll give it a try then. Do I have enough space with a 32Go usb key ? I guess it depends on the space that my Windows takes ? Does it compess the image ? Thanks again for the replies

    Edit: Does it saves all my data or only windows with my drivers ?
    It makes backup file somewhat smaller than space used on disk/partition(s).
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