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What kind of image goes on the Recovery partition

I have installed Win 7 Pro on my OS partition and created a windows image file (.wim) after sysprepping my OS with /generalize and a custom unattend.xml file that works well for what I need. I have ...
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Recover Dell Factory Restory Image on Secret Drive

I have an Studio 17, which has a secret 15 gigabyte partition with the original Windows 7 recovery image. Is there any way I can convert this into a recovery DVD so that I can delete the partition. I ...
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Reinitialize USB pendrive that was used to boot linux

I have a pendrive that was used to boot a linux image (created using dd if=... of=/dev/sd4 bs =1m on a mac) Now I would like to use it again as regular pendrive. Unfortunately I just have a windows ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Size mathematics in System Image Creation seem absurd? (0x80780119)

This question seems to keep coming up in Microsoft Answers. Unfortunately, it never seems to be solved... on Microsoft Answers. Hopefully someone here will have a better idea. I'm trying to create a ...
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Do registry issues with Windows 7 persist through a recovery from a system image?

So I need a bit of advice, please; here's my situation: I have 1) a system image on an a brand new external 1 TB SATA drive, that I managed to successfully capture before my 2) primary system ...