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I have a Windows 7 system backup image.

The folder structure for the backup is like this:

   --> The System Hostname (long random string for some reason)
      --> Backup 2011-05-13 195345
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_AdditionalFilesc3b9f3c7-5e52-4d5e-8b20-19adc95a34c7.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Components.xml 
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_RegistryExcludes.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writer4dc3bdd4-ab48-4d07-adb0-3bee2926fd7f.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writer542da469-d3e1-473c-9f4f-7847f01fc64f.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writera6ad56c2-b509-4e6c-bb19-49d8f43532f0.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writerafbab4a2-367d-4d15-a586-71dbb18f8485.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writerbe000cbe-11fe-4426-9c58-531aa6355fc4.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writercd3f2362-8bef-46c7-9181-d62844cdc0b2.xml
         --> 5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58_Writere8132975-6f93-4464-a53e-1050253ae220.xml
         --> ae1de46c-7b7a-11e0-911f-806e6f6e6963.vhd
         --> ae1de46d-7b7a-11e0-911f-806e6f6e6963.vhd
         --> BackupSpecs.xml
      --> Catalog
         --> BackupGlobalCatalog
         --> GlobalCatalog
      --> SPPMetadataCache
         --> {5dc4dd38-61cb-4139-8aa5-1c6ac3d0be58}
      --> MediaId

Windows Backup and Restore does not seem to recognize the backup. I cannot locate it on an external hard drive, so I moved it to a network share. Windows still doesn't recognize it as a backup.

What can I do? The backup was created with the backup and restore tool a year (edit: two years) ago. I need to reimage the drive with this backup.

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