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  1.    08 Dec 2016 #70
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Okay. I'll check.
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  2.    09 Dec 2016 #71
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    UK
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    W10 pro x64 and W8.1 x86

    Where is this information located ?


    When I create a new folder for the latest backup I always see that I am presented with a dropdown list of all that has gone before.

    Where is this info located and is it possible to clear the list ?

    This is from my 32 bit laptop, my main PC has a much larger list.

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  3.    11 Dec 2016 #72
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    Quote Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
    I suggest you try booting the rescue disk and see if it can find the image on the flash drive. You can do that much without any damage to the existing installation.
    I booted my rescue disk which I though didn't work at first since trackpads seem not to be working on Windows PE environment.
    Anyway I successfully booted my Macrium's rescue disk and my backups on my flash driver showed up
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    I assume I'm all good for restoring my laptop in case of crash now.




    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    External USB drives are getting very affordable. A good 1TB 3.0 external HDD runs around $50. It is the safest and most secure method. It can be detached from the PC/Laptop so nothing can touch it. A separate partition on your SSD (easy to make) will work, but does not protect you from a hardware failure....detachable external drive would. Give it some thought.
    Right I think I'll pass on the partition method even though it sure is convenient for differential backups and planned backups.
    For now I'll just store my backups on my desktop PC with 2,5To of storage which I used for storing files and as an HTPC. Risks of crashes are really limited given my very light use on this PC.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mooly View Post
    I would recommend that you initially make a FULL disk image (which means including all partitions of your drive) and keep that for the time being as a 'recovery image' if things should go wrong or you get stuck.

    Next make sure you have created the Macrium bootable media on either a USB flash drive or a CDR. That's the get out of jail card... OK, even if you don't have that and totally trash the system you can still recover things but it gets more time consuming. For example if your system is trashed then you can always clean install W10 and then install Macrium and recover your old image. Always ways and means.

    Next make sure you have enabled the Macrium option to run restores from within Windows by using the 'Add Boot Menu option' .


    When all that is done you could if you wish look at repartitioning your drive to create an area for 'running backups' as I call them. You need around 70% of the space that Windows occupies per full backup. Look at mine. 25Gb used on the C partition and 20Gb currently used on Y partition.

    These show my disk structure and partitions, how they look in file explorer and how to create the Macrium options.

    Last image shows how the backups appear on Y.

    Attachment 112727

    Attachment 112728

    Attachment 112729

    Attachment 112730
    Thanks for illustrating this for me. I get the picture but I'll stick with external storage for now.
    I'll consider it for my next windows install

    Thanks to all of you guys for your useful help. I'm really glad I found this tuto, with my system backed up I feel safe now
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  4.    11 Dec 2016 #73
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    Watford
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    Windows 10 Home 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Arese View Post
    I booted my rescue disk which I though didn't work at first since trackpads seem not to be working on Windows PE environment.
    Anyway I successfully booted my Macrium's rescue disk and my backups on my flash driver showed up
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    I assume I'm all good for restoring my laptop in case of crash now.
    Yes you should be OK to recover your laptop. I would recommend that for future images you invest in a USB attached external drive as I'm not sure how reliable a flash drive is as a backup medium.
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  5.    11 Dec 2016 #74
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,048
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooly View Post
    When I create a new folder for the latest backup I always see that I am presented with a dropdown list of all that has gone before.

    Where is this info located and is it possible to clear the list ?

    This is from my 32 bit laptop, my main PC has a much larger list.

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    Those are the .html files found in "C:\ProgramData\Macrium\Reflect"

    Cheers,

    P.S. : Also on diyaudio.com ?
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  6.    11 Dec 2016 #75
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
    Yes you should be OK to recover your laptop. I would recommend that for future images you invest in a USB attached external drive as I'm not sure how reliable a flash drive is as a backup medium.
    I hear you it's a legitimate concern.
    Though this is a USB 3.1 flash drive with up to 120MB/S in writing mode but I will eventually consider launching the restore process from an external drive if it comes down to it.
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  7.    11 Dec 2016 #76
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    Watford
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    Quote Originally Posted by fdegrove View Post
    Hi,



    Those are the .html files found in "C:\ProgramData\Macrium\Reflect"

    Cheers,

    P.S. : Also on diyaudio.com ?
    Not sure what they are. They are not user files and are probably used internally by MR. The user files are found in your My Documents folder.
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  8.    11 Dec 2016 #77
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,048
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi,

    Not sure what they are.
    I am.

    They are not user files and are probably used internally by MR.
    Yes. These log the location of the backups etc.
    Deleting these will clear the listing shown in MR.

    Cheers,
    Last edited by fdegrove; 11 Dec 2016 at 12:24.
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  9.    11 Dec 2016 #78
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Watford
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    Quote Originally Posted by fdegrove View Post
    Hi,



    I am.

    Yes. These log the location of the backups etc.
    Deleting these will clear the listing shown in MR.

    Cheers,
    Oh. OK. I've never looked at them.
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  10.    11 Dec 2016 #79
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    UK
    Posts : 1,053
    W10 pro x64 and W8.1 x86

    Quote Originally Posted by fdegrove View Post
    Hi,
    Those are the .html files found in "C:\ProgramData\Macrium\Reflect"

    Cheers,
    P.S. : Also on diyaudio.com ?
    Yup Moderator over at that place

    The program data location looks to be the place where that dropdown data will be located. Loads and loads of files in there (as you can see by the scale of the slider at the right). The user Macrium folder in documents is empty apart from the current backup title as I normally the old .xml file (via the Macrium user interface option) before creating a new task.

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