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Acronis True Image, restoring system with secondary drive mirrored after backup

Hi I have asked this question also on Acronises forum but no one answered, While ago I've done a backup with Acronis 2013 of my system SSD (drive C:) but at the time my secondary HDD was only a ...
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Mirroring laptop screen to TV wirelessly

I have a HP DV6 laptop and a SAMSUNG UE46F6505 smart TV. How can I connect/mirror my laptop to the TV wirelessly without an HDMI cable? Both the laptop and TV are connected the wireless router. I ...
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How to mirror multiple sources to a single destination?

I have multiple 2-3TB drives inside and connected to my working PC. The data I want to backup on each system lies in the folder "digitalized" (photos, time-lapse, etc). I have a NAS (PC with 8 drives ...
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check physical contents of hard disk connected in software Raid 1 / Windows 7

I have two 500GB hard disks configured in raid 1 (mirroring) on Windows 7. It is being labelled as 'Healthy' in Windows. As you know, these are accessed as one partition of 500GB. Is there any tool ...
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alerting you when a hdd is missing with software windows raid

So I open up Computer Management on my file serving computer in what has to be the first time in months or maybe even over a year and see that the mirror I had created of my 1TB HDD has "failed ...
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how to throttle file copy

I need to duplicate a 3TB disk by copying from one to another. They're housed in separate docks (no fan). It will take at least 8hrs to copy this much data through USB 2.0 and im concerned about disks ...
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Is Windows 7 on a SSD slower if I use Windows integrated mirroring?

Yesterday I configured Windows software mirroring for my SSD and one of my HDD, because I don't want to loose any data from the SSD. Now Windows seems to be much slower. Is mirroring in Windows 7 so ...
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whole volume private Dropbox with Windows 7 [closed]

I want to setup full volume file mirroring from a client computer to a server computer. In my imagination the end result is something slightly comparable to both RAID1 and dropbox. I have listed a ...
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Windows 7 Dynamic Mirror Fails Redundancy

I have two 1TB HDDs forming a single volume in Windows 7 with a "Mirror" layout and a "Dynamic" type. The status is "Failed Redundancy" according to the Disk Management tool in the control panel. ...
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Are there any good software-based RAID 1 mirroring alternatives to Windows 7 Computer Management?

I only have Windows 7 Home Premium, not Professional, so the mirroring option isn't available in Computer Management. Are there any good alternatives? It's possible RAID 1 is overkill for what I'm ...
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win7 dynamic disk set

I have 3 disk set up where disk1 is OS boot drive. disk2 & disk3 is a dynamic mirror. what happens if my boot drive is corrupted ? can I just bring the dynamic set to another machine ?
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Sync and Encrypt

My question is quite similar to this but the difference is that I want the sync application to encrypt the files before it puts them in the destination and also the destination is accessed by FTP. ...
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How do I break a failed software RAID1(mirror) in Windows 7 without wiping data on the mirror HDD?

In Windows 7 I have created a software RAID1 array that has failed(failed redundancy) due to some weak sectors on one of the HDDs. I want to be able to reactivate the mirror HDD as a separate ...
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Can I mirror / duplicate mouse events on both halves of my screen?

If I have two identical applications side-by-side on my desktop, is there software that exists that will mimic what I do on the left half on the right? Basically, if my screen is 1000x1000 and a click ...
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0answers
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Folder Mirroring onto NAS

I have a Win7 setup where I need to mirror, a local folder onto a NAS. I've tried Microsoft SyncToy but that is entirely too slow and produces inaccurate results. A requirement is that open files must ...
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1answer
183 views

Mirroring on windows 7: missing menu option

I'm trying to create a raid 1 configuration (mirroring) on windows 7 with 2 identical HDD. However, it seems that the option, is not present on my system and I can't understand why. Is it because I'm ...
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Windows 7 hard drive mirroring with truecrypt system drive

I am setting up a new Windows 7 x64 workstation with 2 identical hard drives. The system drive is fully encrypted with truecrypt, and I would like to also encrypt the second drive. What is my best ...
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Periodic “mirroring” of boot disk in Windows 7

Is it possible to take a full copy of the system (C:) drive in Windows 7 to another disk, whilst running the OS. The intention is, to keep 2 drives in the system (a main drive and a backup drive) and ...
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1answer
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How do I set up two existing disks with identical contents as a single mirrored volume in Windows 7 without losing data?

I have two data disks that were, heretofore, in a mobo RAID configuration in Windows 7 (Ultimate, 64 bit). They are now separate AHCI disks, visible in Computer Management. How to I go about making ...
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1answer
130 views

Restore/Imaging On Different Physical Machines

I've used a couple of disk-imaging tools in the past; but they always required the hardware on the machine be identical to the one that created the image. Is this still the case? I have a ...
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3answers
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How do I mirror a hard drive using Windows 7 Pro?

Is there an out of the box solution to mirror one hard drive to another? I'm using Windows 7 Professional and I have 2 500GB hard drives. I want to mirror both of them so if one of them dies I can ...
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1answer
438 views

Why does my simple Raid 1 backup storage perform really slow sometimes?

I bought 2x Samsung F3 EcoGreen 2TB hard disks to make a backup storage. I put them in Raid 1 (mirror) mode. Made a single partition and formatted it to NTFS, running Windows 7. For some reason, ...
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Will mirroring with an SSD improve read performance?

If you use Windows 7 to mirror a volume across an SSD drive and a mechanical hard drive, will the read performance be similar to a single SSD drive? I.e. is Windows smart enough to read from them ...
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1answer
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Cancel mirror synchronisation in Windows 7

I've got basic disk OS managed disk mirroring setup in Windows 7 for a couple of volumes. After a power failure the mirrors are currently resynching. These are only small volumes of data but the sync ...