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342 views

Restore Samsung Recovery Solution Backup Files (.wcl, .w01) using other software

I know this is a common problem but I can't find a Windows solution online. My wife's computer was not working so we did a backup using Samsung Recovery Solution before doing a full restore as Basic ...
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1answer
55 views

Recover deleted data

I was trying to make some backup's and I accidentally started copying the backed up file OVER the current file; when I realized this I hit cancel only to see that my original 30GB file had been ...
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0answers
30 views

Backing up and restoring LVM information

This is the original layout of the physical disk: sda1 partition (boot) sda2 partition (LVM with 2 volumes, one big volume for data (lv_root) an another for swap (lv_swap)) I backed up: ...
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1answer
317 views

Restoring images to different hardware (disaster recovery scenario)

Planning for disaster recovery of home and small business data. I understand all the ins and outs of creating disk images that can be restored on different hardware -- that you need to go beyond ...
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1answer
84 views

Undelete NTFS Files to Same Location

My backup utility deleted about 200 GB of data accidentally from my backup drive. I still have the data on my main drive but it will take too much time if I copy and paste it again. Is there a way to ...
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0answers
134 views

Recover TFS 2012 after server or PC crash

I am using Team foundation server 2012.I do take backup of all TFS databases regularly. So now in case of disaster recovery(in case full machine gets crash) how can i use this backup to recover TFS ...
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0answers
53 views

Corrupted compact flash not accessible anymore

The CF card in my DSLR got corrupted. I'm trying to get this card back to life, or at least, do a backup and operate on it. I already tried several recovery tools but most of them won't work since ...
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1answer
148 views

How do I allow a new Windows 7 install to use the old programs from the previous install?

Here's the scoop. I killed my Win 7, so I installed a new copy. It moved the previous install of Win 7 into "windows.old" file folder. What I would like to know is can I recover previously loaded ...
3
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1answer
2k views

How do i restore directly from a Crashplan backup destination hard drive on another computer?

I don't know if my title managed to describe my question, so here is an example: Suppose i have two home computers A and B both running e.g. windows 7. B is my home server, and it has an extra hard ...
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1answer
87 views

Here's my backup strategy, how do I enforce it? Software/tools etc [closed]

So here's what I have: Laptop running Win 8 with 1 TB HDD - only 1 drive in it ("C"). About 80 GB full. 500GB External HDD holding about 200 gigs of media. Rest ~240 is allocated for small backups ...
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4answers
4k views

How can I create a full disk image in Windows 7?

I've just bought a new laptop, it came with Windows 7 installed, and I would like to install linux. I know I can have both, but just in case I want to first backup everything. I want to copy an image ...
1
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1answer
94 views

clone windows7 - install ubuntu - go back to Win7 at some point

I have a work-computer with Win7 but I'd like to use Ubuntu. At some point I will have to give back that computer as it was - with Win7 on it. What I'd like to do: Clone(?) or backup somehow ...
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3answers
116 views

Backup Operating System with Softwares Installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a software capable of cloning a System drive? I am using a Dell Laptop with Windows 7 installed,as i have installed softwares like photoshop, Netbeans and ...
4
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1answer
3k views

Getting Windows 8 System Image Recovery to recognize my backup

I have a bad feeling about Windows 8 backup already. I sure hope I'm just being plain dumb and somebody can enlighten me. Short story: Windows 8 System Image Recovery does not find my system image. I ...
1
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1answer
545 views

Backup recovery drives Windows 7 64-bit (Toshiba and Acer)

I have Toshiba Satellite and Acer Aspire laptops. I back up data on regular basis and also have recovery discs for these machines. I don't rely on optical recovery media much because in my experience, ...
0
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2answers
619 views

Recreate Contact List in Outlook 2010

So here is the long and silly backstory: One of our users has lived exclusively in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and has several years worth of email addresses stored in his contact list. A recent server ...
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0answers
577 views

Chrome bookmarks have totally disappeared from my system

I logged on to Chrome today, and my entire bookmarks, 1000's of entries, was gone. That was several years of detailed research and it's gone just like that. Is there any way to get the Chrome ...
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0answers
210 views

Free Windows equivalent to .snapshot directory (from Linux)? [closed]

I'm sure there's demand for the simplicity of .snapshot-style recovery in Windows (of arbitrary directories, not just the registry). Is there any free software that does this? Or even paid? How about ...
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2answers
911 views

External hard drive spins up then goes off all of a sudden

I have an old seagate 750gb with about 350gb of data on it. Its been lying a cupboard for well over a year and I decided to see what was on it and if I could recover the files. I find that there were ...
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1answer
605 views

How to restore a windows 7 system from a secondary drive

I have a stationary computer with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. The primary (SSD) hard drive seems to have stopped working completely, it is not even visible in BIOS. The computer has a secondary hard ...
1
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2answers
4k views

Recover files deleted from Windows 7 with no backup

I accidentally deleted important files, for which I do not have a backup. My thesis files worth four years of sweat is gone and when I tried to go back to a "previous versions" I get the message: ...
3
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1answer
3k views

How large of a USB stick do I need to create the “data media” using Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools?

I just bought a Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Tablet (4294) and I'm trying to use the Factory Recovery Disks application within Lenovo ThinkVantage Tools to create "boot media" and "data media", but I don't ...
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2answers
444 views

Overwrite your Windows folder with a backed up copy

Currently attempting to restore a backup. I'm left wondering whether HP intends for me to just overwrite my whole C: drive with the contents from the backup. Overwriting the Users folder, Application ...
5
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1answer
4k views

Restoring Windows System Image Backup to a different hard disk

My SSD died. Fortunately, before the crash, I made a System Image backup (to a USB hard disk) using Windows 7's built-in backup tool. The SSD has been replaced (with exactly the same model and ...
3
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1answer
992 views

Ways of backup and restore/recovery in Windows 7

There are several ways of backup and restore/recovery in Windows 7: "Backup and Restore" under Control Panel\System and Security. System Restore. the recovery partition on my laptop I was ...
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3answers
222 views

Free remote backup between two locations [closed]

I'm about to send my mom a new laptop and will pre-configure it to work with a new wireless router when I do so. I'd like to set something up to allow automatic backup between their home and mine. ...
2
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1answer
230 views

Creating a Mom-Proof laptop. Imaging software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Want to create a system image Windows backup by Imaging I'm about to send a new laptop to my mom with the router pre-configured to work with the laptop. I live 1000 ...
1
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1answer
49 views

How do I look into a File and Settings Transfer Wizard back-up?

Is there a way to look at the imgXXXXX.dat files, which are created by File and Settings Transfer Wizard in Windows XP, without importing them to a user. Looking for a way to just pull a few files ...
2
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2answers
150 views

Is it reasonable to use my Time Machine backup to migrate to a new primary hard drive?

I'm planning to upgrade my MacBook's harddrive. I already use Time Machine to back up the system to an external drive. Is it reasonable to use Time Machine to restore my system to the new laptop ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Create a bootable recovery partition. (And related programs)

I've searched for a while, and found many relevant topics, but none that actually answered my exact question. I understand how to make a recovery partition, but how do you make it bootable? (Example: ...
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4answers
840 views

transfer data from hd via usb

My Latitude D420 has the following Hard Drive, 060G, Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment, 5MM, 4.2K, T030. Which usb device would work to move the data to the pc? the laptop is DEAD. I am hoping ...
5
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4answers
637 views

Looking for fault-tolerant, multi-CD/DVD burning software

A few years back, I saw an open-source application that created fault-tolerant, multi-CD backup sets. The thought was that if a few sectors went bad on one CD, the data could be reconstructed from ...