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Then I connected the new SSD on the same SATA connector on my motherboard. i in the end, I just gave up and reinstalled everything. I am tempted to buy that paragon product since I really do not want to have to reinstall and re-tweak the huge number of video editing pgms if I use the Reply With Quote 05-23-08,11:43 PM #10 shadowdr View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Senior Member Join Date Jan 2001 Location nashville, tennesse U.S.A. Originally Posted by winh8r I have http://harryhooie.com/system-image/restore-from-system-image-windows-10.html

HP MicroServer (N36L)running WHS2011 (localCrashPlan backups only) (2GBRAM) HP MicroServer (Gen8 - G2020) running Windows Server 2012 EssentialsR2(16GB RAM) Back to top #12 diehard diehard HSS Elite Moderators 1,640 posts LocationMontreal it seemed to work as easily as my other experience except for the 'bad' alignment - noted above. We do read, analyze and work to improve our content, products and services based off the feedback we receive. The BMR recovery solution provided with WHS absolutely will let you recover to a smaller drive, with a caveat. click for more info

Windows 10 System Image Restore To Smaller Drive

When I say "linux", I'm being lazy and I do mean "*NIX/UNIX based operating systems". When I clicked DETAILS from the win recover dialog from the repair disk, it suggested that I was probably trying to put the drive image on to a non system disk. At the Partition or Disk to Restore step of Restore Data Wizard do not select and entire disk.

Edited by IT Architect Thursday, May 01, 2014 8:27 PM Spelling error Thursday, May 01, 2014 8:26 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Everyone on this forum is Then I booted my windows from my new SSD. See also Restoring to Dissimilar Hardware with Acronis True Image Echo Universal Restore. Resize Partition Internet Speed 24/1 Antivirus ESET/MBAM Pro Browser ie11 / Chrome/ Firefox Other Info 2nd Rig i7-3770K Asus Maximus V Extreme, 16 GB G Skill DDR3-2400, Corsair 1250i, Samsung 128GB 850PRO, 2XSamsung

Is it different size the likely problem or maybe Ghost assumes it has to be the same harddisk? Windows System Image Restore To Smaller Drive Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Smilies are Regards, Pj Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:49 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi PeterjanB, You did everything correctly and in some cases it will work, but see this Good to know.

In case you plan to try out then please update the forum on your findings for the benefit of others.Thanks, Bikash Agrawala [MSFT] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This posting is provided "AS IS" with Gparted Live Cd We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. I am trying to restore previously backed up system partition (2gb size from 25gb partition) to a new hard drive (target partition: just formatted 15gb) using Norton Ghost Bootable CD and current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list.

Windows System Image Restore To Smaller Drive

If planing on using the Disk Restore method, also look at item # 3-M inside my index. https://forum.acronis.com/forum/13351 In any case, I never boot into Windows to initiate any type of system drive transfer. Windows 10 System Image Restore To Smaller Drive Replacing the harddisk with an SSD will only fix the symptom, but it may be a good idea to extend the RAM and fix the real issue (which will also enhance Windows 8 System Image Restore To Smaller Drive You should be able to make a ghost bootable CD.

Thanks. this content Is it really possible to "boost" 6 V DC to above 50 kV? The only way to really solve it would be to make a bigger partition on the new drive or create a new backup and resize it to 15GB, which I assume How to say "rather"? Restore Windows Image Backup To Another Drive

What is the meaning of this quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero? thanks in a advance /Daba Backup and Restore Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you. weblink Please run a checkdisk on the partition and then recreate the disk/partition backup and reattempt the restore with resizing: Go to the Command Prompt (Start-Run -> cmd); Enter the command: chkdsk

At the final step it shows the new disk as a possible choice but does not allow to go further. Acronis True Image For more information or to gain access, visit Classified Access Rules Change thread. (100 quality posts and 30-day minimum membership are still required) Results 1 to 12 of 12 Thread: Ghost Should you need technical or customer service assistance please visit our Support Portal This is too sad.How can we improve this article?

This did not work for me.

Other Info Optical Drive:MATSHITA BD-CMB UJ160B ATA Device Also have an Asus ha1002xp netbook with Win 7 Ultimate installed. Copyright ©2000 - 2014, iNET Interactive Overclockers.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Sitemap Top Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon WHIR Hosting Catalog Hottest Hosts Data Centers Data Google "Drive Cloning tools" and you will find a wealth of freebies! Partition Magic However, Disk Copy also partly supports copy from a larger source disk to a smaller destination disk.

Christopher Courtney Microsoft MVP for Windows Home Server 2009-2012 Lead Moderator for We Got ServedDirector of Customer Relations for CoveCube (StableBit)Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials: Supermicro SC847E26-R1K28LP, SuperMicro X10SAT, Intel E3 1245v3 That has been my experience with them. Take a look at this Tutorial: SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System SSD Tweaks and Optimizations in Windows 7 My System Specs OS ME/XP/Vista/Win7 theog View Public Profile Find http://harryhooie.com/system-image/windows-10-system-image-restore.html http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249694 Thanks, Bikash Agrawala [MSFT] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights Proposed as answer by Bikash Agrawala Friday, March 19, 2010 12:37

The documentation of both products should have advice regarding the migration to SSD. It's not the best way, but you can do it. Multiple hard drive vendors release tools to do this (unfortunately,, Samsung are not one of these). Backup and Restore system image backup - how does windows pick the drives to backup?Hi From times to times I load my disk image backup from win7 system and install the

This Technet Article may help Is a HDD to SSD transfer possible? Welcome to OCF! Also, once you have created backup image, I seriously doubt that you would be able to write it to the disk of smaller capacity. First, I want to make sure this system based on a w7 restore of a w7 backup is working fine.

I went from a Seagate 750 7200 HDD, to a Crucial M4 512GB. If the source is smaller than the destination, Disk Copy copies only the data that is available on the source. I guess I'm old school that way but it has always worked for me. As opposed to reinstalling everything, and IF that's possible..Would the new drive have a 30Gig partition or what?

I am thinking of possible solution like first installing win 8 on newssdthen creating VM in hyper-v and restore image on VM, then shrink partition to minimum and create new system Please send your comments, suggestions, or concerns to Managers or submit your feedback here.

Top Login to post comments Mon, 2010-11-29 00:07 #2 EDWARD TOMASSIAN Offline Beginner Joined: 2010-11-29 Posts: 1 The data larger than the destination disk is not copied and is missing from the destination disk.