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Quickie Macrium - backup and/or creating bootable Rescue Media guide...

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Restore from a backup, from within Windows...

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Quickie Macrium - using Bootable Rescue Media guides...


Restore from a backup, using the bootable Rescue Media...

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Fix Windows Boot problems with the bootable Rescue Media...

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Open and explore a backup image with the bootable Rescue Media...

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Notes:

In the bottom left corner of the bootable Rescue Media window(s) you will find the following:
1. Power switch
2. Command Prompt
3. Network
4. Screen shot tool





Disable Macrium ImageID numbers...

Open the Registry editor (regedit.exe), and...
Go here: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\macrium\reflect\Settings
And set: PrefixWithUniqueSetID ...to "0" (zero)
 
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Macrium Reflect User Guide...

Macrium Notes:
1. A full OS image backup will be approx. 1/2 the size of the total "used space" on the C:\ drive.
2. Backing up takes about 75 seconds for every 20GB of "used space" on the C:\ drive.


Full tutorial...
 

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@Ghot as an expert on Macrium Reflect, can I ask you if the read/write speed is faster on the paid version than the free version? Thanks
 

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@Ghot as an expert on Macrium Reflect, can I ask you if the read/write speed is faster on the paid version than the free version? Thanks

I'm not an expert on Macrium. I "only" use it for full backups.
But... the read/write speed is exactly the same as the free v7, I used to run.

I'm going by how long it takes to make a backup.
For the same amount of data... the time for a full backup hasn't changed since I switched to the paid v8.
 

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Thanks @Ghot You sure know your stuff and got me up and running with Macrium
 

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@Ghot as an expert on Macrium Reflect, can I ask you if the read/write speed is faster on the paid version than the free version? Thanks
It depends on what you are doing.

1) creating an image backup - no
2) cloning to a blank drive - no
3) cloning to an existing clone (provided no changes to partitions and not too many changes) - yes Rapid Delta Cloning updates by difference
4) restoring to blank drive - no
5) restoring to an existing installation (provided no changes to partitions and not too many changes) - yes Rapid Delta Restore restores by difference - time is amazingly fast - the paid version is worth it just for that alone!

Apart from the Rapid Delta features, Paramount do not artificially hamstring the free version.








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can I ask you if the read/write speed is faster on the paid version than the free version?
No there should be no difference. There sre however s couple of features in the paid version that can speed up s backup or a restore.

For backing up there is Changed Block Tracker which can speed up subsequent incrementals or differentials.

For a restore there is Rapid Delta Restore

 

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