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I was using Windows 7 image creating wizard, but it has created just a bunch of files. I need an ISO file of the current system, how can I get it?

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marked as duplicate by Breakthrough, nhinkle Aug 16 '11 at 17:33

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Are you talking about creating a Windows 7 installation ISO, or an ISO of a currently installed Windows? –  Breakthrough Aug 16 '11 at 17:23
    
the second one - iso of a currently installed windows –  Sergey Aug 16 '11 at 17:24
    
What you want to do is make a ghost of the running system. You can start with Clonezilla, DriveImage XML, or other programs. See the questions I linked to in my comment below. –  Breakthrough Aug 16 '11 at 17:25
    
    
Dont agree with duplication, he is asking about creating an image from the current partition that he is using his operational system –  Diogo Aug 16 '11 at 17:32

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First of all, if you want to create an image from your current system you will need to boot your machine from another partition that isn't the one that you want to save. So, I would reccomend you to create a bootable CD or pendrive with linux, Clonezilla or even WinPE. So, after you have booted from one of these options you can save your partition image. I think the best program to do that is Clonezilla.

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