Windows 7 cant find system image?

just installed an ssd and tried to restore using a system image i made. i didnt rename it and had it on an external hard drive but it doesnt find it so i copied the image onto my hdd and it still wont find it. tips?
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  1. Did you create a "System Repair Disc" with the Backup & Restore utility? You have to boot from that disc (or from a Windows installation DVD) to be able to locate a System Image that you created with the Backup & Restore utility.
  2. Phillip Corcoran said:
    Did you create a "System Repair Disc" with the Backup & Restore utility? You have to boot from that disc (or from a Windows installation DVD) to be able to locate a System Image that you created with the Backup & Restore utility.


    i will try putting in my installation disc and see what happens.
  3. Phillip Corcoran said:
    Did you create a "System Repair Disc" with the Backup & Restore utility? You have to boot from that disc (or from a Windows installation DVD) to be able to locate a System Image that you created with the Backup & Restore utility.


    sorry for the late drawn out reply, i havent had much time to mess with it until now. i put in the installation disc, no dice.
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