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Windows 7 System Image Backup Process Does Not Support Backup to Writeable CDs or DVDs

You will encounter a problem attempting to backup a Windows system image to writeable discs (CDs or DVDs) using the Windows Backup utility.

Microsoft's support site states that the Windows 7 system image backup process does not support backing up to a writeable CD or DVD. Reference:

Microsoft recommends that you save your backup to an external hard drive.

Article ID: SLN71006

Last Date Modified: 01/22/2015 01:37 PM

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