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Slideshow: How to restore a hard disk with Windows 7 System Image Recovery

If the System Image Recovery procedure cannot locate a recent system image, you'll see this warning message

Just for the sake of thoroughness, if the System Image Recovery procedure cannot locate a recent system image, you will see a warning message, like the one shown, that prompts you to connect the external drive or insert the last optical disc in the set into the optical drive and click Retry. If your system image is on a network drive, you can click Cancel and follow the prompts to connect to a network location and manually select your system image.

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amj2010
amj2010

with w7 you can do that automatic, this seems VIsta? as an alternative backup & restore you can use Acronis...