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  • No. You cannot migrate a portion of a partition. If C is the partition where your OS is located, you have to clone, migrate or backup the whole partition. Therefore the destination must be large enough to accommodate all the data on it. JohnnyboyGo …
  • My apologies to Aomei. Once again I misread this whole thing. I don't use PA much. I haven't used the function Stu777 talked about. After reading the help section of PA, the migrate OS to an SSD did what it says. It migrated the OS (and all necessar…
  • @Stu777 I have to agree you. A "clone" should be what it says, a "clone". It should not have to ask you if you want or need it, it should just make the new disk a clone of the original. I don't know if the backupper version would do anything differe…
  • @Stu777, I recently finished building a new PC for my wife. I'm using the old system as a test bed to play around with. And it is a really old system...  built in 2011. Anyway, I took a current System backup of her PC and restored it to a spare SSD …
  • Not sure what happened but you should be ok with what you have... From tenforums.com  "At minimum if you have EFI you need 2 partitions - An ESP containing your boot files as that is where EFI system looks, and your OS partition. MS recommends a 128…
  • This is a Eureka moment for me! Since my last post, I built a new system for my wife. All is new except for the secondary hard drives. The C drive is a new SSD so since this was going into a different system, I backed up her C drive and restored it …
  • Read up on how a computer boots with a GPT system. Too hard to explain here but simply all the boot steps have to work in a very specific order and each step looks for the next piece to be exactly where it thinks it should be. If anything is out of …
  • Cloning your C disk to a new disk shouldn't change any activation for any product if the old drive is removed and replaced with the clone. This is done all the time with people going from an HHD to an SSD or to a larger drive. In most cases the SSD …
  • I don't use file sync but if remember correctly someone asked about this a year or so ago. I think the answer given was it would go away after the next sync. Not 100% sure but you might give it a try and see what you get after a few more syncs.
  • OK. Thanks for explaining that. I'm always trying to learn. I was a little confused here as @Mdubin was talking about using his older stored backups or at least I thought that's what he was trying to say. Your situation wasn't quite the same... Than…
  • @admin, I would love to help, but I have no idea what he's trying to do. From the above screen shot, I would expect the computer to boot from Disk 1. It seems to have all the partitions necessary to boot. And I would think his OS should be on the C …
  • This is probably just me, but why would you want restore a backup that is over a year old? If you just want a file or folder from that backup set, have your tried to mount the image and see if you can recover the file? I thought the idea of doing th…
  • You cannot copy single partitions to a target disk and expect it to work. This is not a viable operation. You can do this using either of these methods. https://www.backup-utility.com/features/system-clone.html  or you can make a System Backup of t…
  • This is a long shot, but when I first started using Aomei, I too could not create a bootable media CD. I emailed support and they sent me an ISO via dropbox (or some other downloadable link) that worked. It was Win 7 based but worked fine on my WIn …
  • You can get PXE from here: https://www.backup-utility.com/help/pxe-boot.html But I would suggest, again, try the ISO option in step 3 to burn the bootable media. It should work. Win 10 should be able to burn it by right clicking on it. https://www.…
  • Burning the bootable disk is a long known problem but the disk you made should work. I just upgraded to 4.5.1 and tried to create a new bootable media. The burn process stopped at 99% and ejected the disk. I shutdown the program in task manager. I t…
  • No, it's proprietary. You can only restore with Aomei program. Yes, I understand how restoring can be a scary experience while waiting to see if it will work. And yes, you have read about other's disasters in this forum. I have experienced some mino…
  • The ONLY true way to know if a backup image will work when restored is to do a test restore to a spare drive and see if it boots and all your programs and files are intact and functioning. Please don't interpret this to mean you have to test EVERY i…
    in system backup Comment by Flyer August 21
  • This is only an FYI. I know it won't help either of you but I am using the Pro version and have it set to differential backups keeping the last 7 versions. Every Weds at 200am, a Full backup is done. At 200am every other night a differential backup …
  • Yes. It will backup all partitions necessary to boot as well as the OS partition. That would be the entire C partition of the drive in most cases. So if you've saved those things on your C drive, then again, yes.
    in system backup Comment by Flyer August 13
  • You have to burn it to the USB so it will open when you boot from it on your Win 10 PC. If right clicking the file on your Win 7 PC doesn't have the burn option, use free program Rufus, or one from the OTHER section in the Aomei help files for Backu…
  • @admin  It would help her and others (me included) if you could explain where that file is located and how you run it if your PC won't boot. I've told @Maxinegerb about your Boot Repair 1.0 zip (is that the same program?) but I have no idea how to u…
  • I sent you a PM. Don't give up yet. Aomei does have some faults but it does work. And you should have a good image so either I can help you, the admin can help you or someone else here on the forum can help you getting it restored. I tried a test of…
  • Yes you can restore to a HHD. the main reason why I suggested using another drive was if it failed you could use disk management to view the structure of that disk. This could also be done using diskpart and fixed that way but would be much harder t…
  • I have no idea if this is/was your problem but from past personal experience with Backupper, I have seen this program assign drive letters to partitions that shouldn't have a drive letter after a disk restore. It seems if you can recover a file your…
  • If you did a System backup of your C drive and the backup image is on your D drive, then your options would be to restore to your original location or to a new drive that replaced your old C drive. Both functions would need to be performed in a Pre …
  • This may be a language problem. Is the partition you want to restore originally a C drive partition and it's backup is located on the D drive?  Basically, what drive was the partition on that you backed up and where did you back it up to? Or are we …
  • A clone is usually done as a one time event used to create a new drive to be used to replace your older drive. (Like going from a HDD to a SSD or to a larger size drive.) What you want to do is create a BACKUP of your drive which in turn can be upd…
  • Download the ISO and burn it to a disk using the built in burner with Win 10. Right click on the file and you should see the option. There is no real fix for this as yet that I know of.
    in Create boot CD Comment by Flyer August 3
  • I don't see any reason it wouldn't. If the image was good then, it should be good now. Your inquiry was about having to create a new backup job (for whatever reason) after a restore. That really has nothing to do with using an older image. Do a new …