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First back up image. Where to save ?

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October 11, 2011 12:36:33 AM

Hi all.

just attempting my first back up image on my new build.

I only have one HD with Win 7 prof on a 200gb partition and 750ish remaining on the hd.

Should I do it on the 200gb partition with win 7 on or the storage partition with 750 or create a new partition of ?? gb.

if some one could point me into the right direction that would be great.

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a b $ Windows 7
October 11, 2011 12:44:21 AM

Save it away from the system partition. In case of the system crash, it will stay safe.

The best would be on another HDD or DVD or USB stick.
a b \ Driver
a b $ Windows 7
October 11, 2011 12:45:30 AM

BTW, what is the size of the back up?
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October 11, 2011 12:59:49 AM

It says it may be up to 27gb. So until pay day sadly it will have to be on the same hard disk I have shrunk my 731gb to 700gb and made a 30 gb partition. I am going to order a external hd when I get paid. (hopefully) thanks for replying
October 11, 2011 1:14:03 AM

I've just built a new system last night. t's my first build. I love new egg but I live in the UK so sadly I can't shop there although I do my research on new egg. Cheers for the info