As many members know we are firm users of Macrium Reflect and for the last 3 years I have used this as the default backup without major issues.
However, on my main machine (Acer tower Windows 7 64bit Home premium now Ultimate) Macrium suddenly refused to see my partitions but it did see my GoFlex external drive and any usb flash drives plugged into the ports. (so c, d and e were not seen).
Annoying. As I was about to upgrade to upgrade to 7 Ultimate I decided to format the drive (Dban) and do fresh install.
The Ultimate install was a retail edition, not an upgrade.
All went well, 7 U installed without issue, all updates and apps installed and drivers.
Nice and clean, went to backup with Macrium, same problem. Internal drive not seen but externals and flash drives are and the problem is replicated.
I did do a bios update a while back
I created a net user administration account, logged in and lo and behold Macrium worked and I was able to do the backup.
So my question is, has anyone experienced this and if so what was the resolve?
(BTW Paragon and Acronis see the drive and the partitions) but I prefer MR because it is stable[!]) till now
My lappy is win 7 64 Ultimate and has no issues in my normal user/admin state.