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Copy image/disk/partition, not necessarily entirely and with compression for image

As my last question was considerated "off-topic", here it is reformulated : I have a 16GB SDCard but I put 4GB image on it and I want to be able to extract&store compressed only the 4GB image ...
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Windows software to copy from/to image/disk/partition with offset&compression [on hold]

I tried to put everything in the title : I'm looking for a software that is able : to work with image (raw file), partition & whole disk, without distinction to copy whole image or only ...
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How can I convert a partition image to a mountable disk image?

So I thought I made an image of an entire drive, but it turns out that I only made an image of the main partition. This is an NTFS partition. How can I correctly convert this into an MBR-type disk ...
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Move my existing Windows installation onto a SSD

I've just bought a 240Gb SSD, while my existing laptop hard drive is 1Tb. I have made a 'clean-ish' version of Windows 8.1 from the 1Tb drive and saved a Macrium Reflect image of this partition - Can ...
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How to expand the file system for RPi emulation with QEMU?

I've recently grabbed a pre-compiled version of QEMU running Raspbian Wheezy for use on Windows as I would like to do some testing and a dev environment like this is far more kind than using the ...
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Windows 7 System Image Restore Error 0x80042412 (No disk can be used…)

SSD main drive died in a computer. Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Had a weekly Windows Image backup on one of its hard drives. Replaced the SSD with a newer, bigger SSD. Booting from the Windows ...
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Clean install vs disk image

Once a year I am making a clean install on windows, in order to keep my system fast. After posting a question on making a bootable windows usb with exe programs where I was adviced to make a disk ...
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Reset or restore Windows Vista folder settings to default

I had failing hard drive and managed to extract the data from it using Linux. I have tried Macrium Reflect which wasn't successful, as the clone failed. So, in Linux I finally managed to get the ...
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Copy whole OS (Linux/Windows) to a new HDD

I want to backup my OS (windows 7 & linux) in case of HDD failure. Do I have to image whole partitions (e.g. using dd) or just copy files? I've read that rsync -a / /mnt/backup can do the job. Can ...
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Can I create a cloned system image and deploy it on a new machine?

I am attempting to create a backup image of a system deployed on a machine now. Then I would like to deploy this image on a different computer. Despite driver incompatibilities is this ...
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Updating Windows registry on a disk image

I have a hard disk image (.vmdk) taken from an old computer. The image contains a Windows 2000 installation. Now I would like to update the registry on the image to make it bootable. (I'm suffering ...
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Where do I download Windows 7 home premium SP1 OEM version disk image legally? [duplicate]

Is there any legitimate place where I can download Windows 7 home premium SP1 OEM version? I want to re-install Windows, but I've lost my Windows install disk. I'm considering downloading the disk ...
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Imagex.exe performance

I'm using Microsoft's imagex.exe for backup and restore in 2 configurations: A mirror raid of 2 500GB hard drives, and a mirror raid of 2 1TB hard drives. The second configuration is 30% slower even ...
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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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Cloning a dieing drive

I have a drive that is failing. Lots of bad sectors and the OS crashed. 1) Can I clone the drive and hope it boots up or is it a lost cause? 2) And what is a good way to clone it? I know people use ...
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Automatically generating a prefixed hostname during Sysprep

What I'm trying to do is set Sysprep to automatically rename the computer prior to joining the domain. If I put * in the answer file it generates a random name, but I would like to be able to apply a ...
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Save a Windows system image on the same drive as the one you're imaging?

If I don't have any external drives, can I still create a full system image? Can I create a separate partition, and image only the original partition, to be stored on the second partition? Or does it ...
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Does Windows 7 have built-in support for creating & mounting disk images?

Does Windows 7 have any built-in tools (GUI/command-line) for creating and mounting disk images (similar to Disk Utility/hdiutil on Mac OS X)? I did a quick search in the Windows Help for "disk ...
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What's the best way to be able to reimage windows computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Imaging new hard drive in Windows 7 laptop? I've got a low-end machine for testing our software. It needs to be tested under various versions of Windows, so I was ...
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Copy disc image to USB device under Windows

I'm looking for a tool which can "burn" image files created with dd under Linux on Windows. I send these images to clients so it should be as simple as possible to use. Having something that can be ...
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3answers
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Windows Software to Mount Volume/Partition Image File

Last night I had a BSOD a couple of minutes after moving a file. After a reboot, I found that the file was gone (it was deleted from the source partition and not present on the destination). I took ...
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Create a Windows Image for Deployment

In my company we have 8 laptops that we use to deploy on the field. These machines get assigned to a user for a certain time and run Windows Vista. All the machines are the same model. After the ...