This might take a while...... Cheers,Drew Back to top #5 Rocky Bennett Rocky Bennett Topic Starter Members 1,567 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:New Mexico, USA Local time:07:21 PM Posted 18 May 2015 - 08:47 Under Recovery, find the Advanced startup section, and click Restart now. Click on the file required and the big green button to restore that file version.
chrisjr View Public Profile Find More Posts by chrisjr 01-07-2016, 12:33 #3 Helmut10 Forum Member Join Date: Dec 2011 Posts: 1,052 Your external drive is far too small. Also never use just a single back-up drive. As was suggested, in order to check everything is working ok I have gone to 'Restore Personal Files' expecting to see a list of the files which have been backed up All rights reserved.
There may be some compression of the data to save space but the amount of space saved can depend very much on what type of files you have on the PC, I only put stuff in there that is regularly updated, edited, changed etc, like Documents folders. The File History in Windows 10 has by default added a lot of Folders, much more than in Windows 8.1 which may have affected a lot of users if they keep Windows 10 Image Deployment You need a much larger one.
The situation at present is I am using EaseUS ToDo (free) to clone the hard drive to an external hard drive on a weekly basis. Windows 10 System Image Recovery Following the directions that I was able to find here and there around the internet, the file that should contain my system image is like 70 gb or so. Confirm your settings and click Start backup. https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-create-a-system-image-in-windows-10/ So it is entirely possible that a System Image plus a File/Folder backup can exceed the capacity of your external drive.
If you made a USB recovery drive, you can boot to the drive, then navigate to Troubleshoot > Advanced options > System Image Recovery.Once the wizard begins, you'll need to choose Backup Windows 10 To Usb Please Help Me Create a System Image Started by Rocky Bennett , May 17 2015 01:40 PM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 Rocky Bennett Rocky In Windows 10 they have re-introduced an entry in the Control Panel for Backup & Restore(Windows 7) which has confused people particularly whose PCs/Laptops that have never had Windows 7 installed. Share your voice 0 comments Tags Computers Storage Related Stories Apple MacBook Pro now gets thumbs-up from Consumer Reports PC market notches fifth straight year of declining shipments Qualcomm says 5G
File and Folder back-ups should be much more frequent as you usually create and edit files much more often. why not try these out I have now given up on the Windows backup programs and reverted to EaseUS ToDo . Windows 10 System Image Backup Helmut10 View Public Profile Find More Posts by Helmut10 Previous Thread | Next Thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced Search Forum Jump Windows 10 System Image Size rubble2 View Public Profile Find More Posts by rubble2 01-07-2016, 15:32 #5 chrisjr Forum Member Join Date: May 2004 Location: Reading Posts: 27,968 Make sure you get two USB
Attached is an image of my hard drives. http://gbcmedina.com/system-image/trying-to-create-a-system-image.php If it hasn't finished in a couple more hours then either you have a hell of a lot of data, a very slow USB drive or it is playing silly b's In the Ribbon you will find a "History" icon this is coloured when you select a folder used in the File History. Here's why some can cost up to $600 (£490 or AU$800) -- and how to make expensive-tasting coffee on a budget. Windows 10 System Image Restore
by Jeff Bakalar Close Drag CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. A clone may not give you that option. You have to go to the Apps > Settings > backup route to File History to find what folders are used. http://gbcmedina.com/system-image/do-i-need-a-system-image.php So here is where I began running into problems.
Also,after I have a system image of my machine on the 2nd hard drive, can I then use that software as a means of re-installing the programs that are on my Windows 10 System Image Download Better to discover it is cream crackered while the original files are still intact to correct the back-up than after your hard drive has destroyed itself and all that precious irreplaceable One cannot 'move' programs, only data.
Computers by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal March 1, 2015 4:55 PM PST @geeklil Up Next Nintendo's Fils-Aime: The Switch won't oust the 3DS Photo by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal/CNET One thing that's noticeably by Jeff Bakalar Close Drag CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Windows 8.1 System Image Non changing items Folders need to be excluded, particularly if they contain large files.
Beginning with Windows 7, Microsoft began including a tool for creating system images and it's available in Windows 8 as well. Here is my story. 1. Why couldn't they at least have put a progress bar in there so you could monitor what is happening with it? Check This Out Then go back to the settings for File History and adjust what folders are included in there.
Any help or guidance would be appreciated. Here's why some can cost up to $600 (£490 or AU$800) -- and how to make expensive-tasting coffee on a budget. Imaging roughly monthly. Generated Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:21:51 GMT by s_wx1077 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.10/ Connection
PrinceShaun View Public Profile Find More Posts by PrinceShaun 07-07-2016, 10:49 #7 rubble2 Forum Member Join Date: Dec 2006 Posts: 203 Sorry folks, I am back again for more For example on mine if you select Documents and click on History I get a timeline of File versions going back daily for 3 years. I decided that when it is time to upgrade to Windows 10, I would like to do so via a clean install.