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How do I make a Disk Image backup from an SSD to a partition on an HD?

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I have an XPS (W 10) with a 500 GB SSD, I would like to partition a 1 TB HD (5400rpm) and make a disk image in order to backup the system.  On the other partition do daily file backups.  Is this possible and where would I find out how to partition to ensure it will work? 

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Chris

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RE: How do I make a Disk Image backup from an SSD to a partition on an HD?

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Reflect is much easier to use.  It's also more feature-laden than windows own imaging utility is.

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RE: How do I make a Disk Image backup from an SSD to a partition on an HD?

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Easiest way is with an imaging utility - there are many of these - some free, some not.  For home use, Macrium Reflect is free -- you'll need to make a bootable flash drive, CD or DVD disc - once that's done, you can schedule image backups as you wish to your hard drive.  If your SSD fails, boot the recovery media you make and recover the image in a matter of minutes.

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RE: How do I make a Disk Image backup from an SSD to a partition on an HD?

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You would say don't use Windows options?  Macrium Reflect would create the boot disc/usb and then also the backup disc image to the other drive?

Chris

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RE: How do I make a Disk Image backup from an SSD to a partition on an HD?

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Reflect is much easier to use.  It's also more feature-laden than windows own imaging utility is.

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RE: How do I make a Disk Image backup from an SSD to a partition on an HD?

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Thanks a lot!

Chris

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