1.    08 Mar 2016 #1

    Cloning


    I want a backup copy of my hard drive or a image so if I loose my hd I can reinstall the copy. I have extra external hd and docking station.
    Thanks
    Ben
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  2.    08 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Daniels View Post
    I want a backup copy of my hard drive or a image so if I loose my hd I can reinstall the copy. I have extra external hd and docking station.
    Thanks
    Ben
    You can try Macrium Reflect.
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  3.    08 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,369
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

    Buy an external USB hard drive or a large (64GB or more) flash drive.
    Use Macrium Reflect as rpo mentioned to create the backup image.
    Use Macrium to also create a rescue disc or flash drive so if you ever need to restore it, you're ready to go.
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  4.    08 Mar 2016 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2014
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    Window 10

    You cane easily do this with the built-in Windows backup function: Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Backup and Restore (Windows 7).
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  5.    08 Mar 2016 #5

    Another option that is quick and easy is Clonezilla. It is also free and works perfectly with Windows 10. I just completed cloning mine and only takes about 15 minutes.
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  6.    16 Mar 2016 #6
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by rpo View Post
    You can try Macrium Reflect.
    Macrium Reflect is ideal but backup to an Image, it will always be there for you to re-load.

    I use it extensively in my support work

    Ray
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