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(Solved) - Pre activated windows image backup

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Rosario
Posts: 62

Hi
is it possible to backup image of activated windows 7 into a dvd so i can use that later for re-installation.I got one Key from Technet but i heard i can use that key 5-10 times and after maybe by phone.if i can make an Image of activated windows later if i format hdd and re-install windows i dont need to activate it again (pre activated)

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germ-x
Posts: 5310

Norton ghost is a good image software. You can make image to a hdd, cd, or dvd. I have used for 10+ yrs. Acronis makes another good one.

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LH
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I use Norton Ghost too. But you have to pay for it. So here is another good free option,
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....p-utility/

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Rosario
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So if i create an image of my activated windows with Macrium Reflect and later format hdd or reinstall windows from that Full backup image DVD thn i dont need to activate windows again ?

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germ-x
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correct. Plus if you have a crash or have to change your hdd you can use that image to restore your system to the date of your image.

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Rosario
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Thanks............

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