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

The second screen in the Re-image your computer wizard provides you with a number of options to choose from

Returning to our example, just click Next. You'll then see the second screen of the Re-image your computer wizard, as shown. As you can see, this screen provides you with several options. If you are restoring to the same hard disk, you don't need to select the Format and repartition disks check box. If you are restoring to a new hard disk, chances are that the Format and repartition disks check box will be selected by default and will be unavailable. If that is the case, there is nothing to worry about as long as the new hard disk is of the same capacity or greater than the old one.

About Greg Shultz

Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

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