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My windoes 7 has been installed on a 128gb SSD drive C:. Unfortunately I screwed some programs that now I require to reinstall windows again.

But before formatting my OS drive I want to make a mirror that in case of regretion! I would be able to restore it to pervious state.

What I am looking for is a free or probably very cheap soloution to doing so, without the need for any os being installed (or maximum it can work on a live CD or something, as long as it can restore the mirror in windows FS)

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possible duplicate of Windows backup by Imaging –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 17 '11 at 18:38

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Have a look at Clonezilla. We use it in our company, and in my opinion it is the best tool to copy / clone / restore disks and partitions. It is independent from the OS (it can be started in a live USB) and it allows to use network devices (in our case NFS shares) as your depot of disk images.

I recommend it.

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I also recommend Clonezilla for a free one –  Canadian Luke Dec 17 '11 at 17:14
    
You guys know we don't like duplicate questions, right? :) –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Dec 17 '11 at 18:39

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