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Macrium Reflect and MFT error

Q: Macrium Reflect and MFT error

I use Macrium Reflect Free to make frequent backup images, which I have saved me on a number of occasions. However, every time I use it I get the message ?MFT corrupt ? error code+6 run chkdsk c: /r?. I run this and am then able to make an image ? until the next time. I also get a message XML validation Error storage G <disk> ?2? <partition> storage H ?3? is not valid. The two partitions are extra drives NFTS dynamic 682 GB and NFTS dynamic 99 GB ? neither of these is selected for imaging.

Chkdsk switch R is described as fixing bad sectors rather than the master file table. The problem is obviously not within windows but is more fundamental ? is there a way of permanently solving the problem, which adds another twenty minutes or so to the image production process. I always verify the image and there has never been a corrupt one.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8191 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 222 GB (110 GB Free); D: 465 GB (214 GB Free); G: 736 GB (53 GB Free); H: 195 GB (115 GB Free);
Motherboard: MSI, G41M-P28 (MS-7592)
Antivirus: TalkTalk SuperSafe by F-Secure, Enabled and Updated

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Preferred Solution: Macrium Reflect and MFT error

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Hi all.
I tried to do a backup with Macrium reflect from within windows 7 and I get an error and it will not finish. So I tried to do this by booting with the Macrium recue CD, same thing. It only says CRC error. After that I used windows backup and got some better info:
“ Backup encountered a problem while backing up file C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Contacts\svexxxxxxxxxx.com\15.5\Failed\1CEE2F472DA531F\LogFiles\edb.log. ErrorData error (cyclic redundancy check). (0x80070017))”

I looked for that folder and found 15.5, but there was no file in it.
I am stuck. What can I do to get a backup that I can use?
Thanks
Sven

A:Macrium reflect & CRC Error

Welcome
The most common cause of a failure to back up is a failing hard drive. I would back up my stuff, NOW. I would then run a chkdsk, to fix errors and then hope that it works. Even if it does your drive may be failing, take appropriate action.
In step 4, chose correct errors
Disk Check
Then edit your first post, remove the email addy. If curious, we do not want the spambots reading it.

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I tried with my usb drive.It came as follows.I couldnot take screen shots so i'm explaining the steps dat came in the blue screen wizard.Pls help me.
Wen i opened ithe rescue.iso during booting from pendrive,a window opened As
1.Restore Wizard V5.0.4286.
2.Press next to continue.I pressed next,den
3.It said to locate the image.It showed two portions.In upper portion i selected the C drive image file wich i had stored in another drive.In the lower portion it showed my C drive(type:NTFS) and the disk space as 29.491GB.
4.Next
5.Select partition in lower section
6.I selected C(type:Primary)
7.Next
8.Choose the target disk(Select a disk to be used as the restore target)
9.Next
10.Select the drive from the following to start restoring.
But i could not see any drive there.It was fully white with no drive to select in it.Den wen i pressed next it said Please select the drive to restore or Select the target drive.But i did not find any drive in it.It was totally blank white screen.Pls help me wat to do.I'm not understanding y its not showing my C drive in it.

A:Macrium reflect usb booting error

Hi Kumaranil. Did you do what I posted here? Imaging with free Macrium

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I am attempting to use Macrium Reflect to clone my harddrive running win 8. When it starts the clone, it immediately creates a vss shadow copy on the c drive. Later when it is actually copying the drive, it fails when trying to read the shadow copy.

Is there a way in Win 8 to change the location of the shadow copy to another drive not being cloned?
 

A:macrium reflect clone error

I use Acronis, and as far as I know, you cannot Clone your drive to the same drive. The whole purpose of Cloning the drive is to have a separate drive, either internal or external ready to go in the case of a HD failure. So, if your trying to Clone onto your same drive I would think this is the problem.
 

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Have been using Macrium successfully for about a 5 full backups but ran into this VSS error this time and haven't the slightest idea what to do now. I am a fairly computer literate until it gets into these kinds of problems.

I am running W8.1 fully updated but modified with the Start 8 program on an HP Envy desktop and have been using this set-up for about a year w/o a problem and have been using Macrium Reflect for just over a month doing a full backup to an 750Gb external HD each week.

I am sending the following information but there is a very long log also if you need that.
ThanksVSS problem.docx

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So I was running Macrium Reflect after I did a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate on my friends laptop and I got a BSOD BAD_POOL_HEADER.

A few weeks ago, on my grandmas laptop it got a BSOD BAD_POOL_CALLER.

Is this in error in Intel systems because both are Intel and both have had an issue with ndis.sys?

When Windows was installed it installed the most up to date network driver.

Dump is attached:
Attachment 240828

Thanks for help!

A:BSOD; Macrium Reflect backup, error 0x00000019

Does look like a network related crash:

Code:
STACK_TEXT:
9808b1e4 8b0c49a5 00000000 00000018 646e5344 nt!ExAllocatePoolWithTag+0x682
9808b204 966089f7 85310a58 00000010 00000000 ndis!NdisAllocateNetBufferListContext+0x52
9808b2a4 96608c6d 86054008 85310a58 9808b2cc nwifi!MP6SendOneNBL+0x113
9808b2d4 9660923b 00000000 85000302 868f6d60 nwifi!MP6SendNBLInternal+0x51
9808b2ec 9660c3df 86054008 85310a58 00000000 nwifi!MP6Send+0x67
9808b304 8b09d4ef 871c5c08 85310a58 00000000 nwifi!FilterSendNetBufferLists+0x19
9808b324 8b09d45f 85310a58 85310a58 00000000 ndis!ndisFilterSendNetBufferLists+0x87
9808b33c 8fa76c20 868f6d60 85310a58 00000000 ndis!NdisFSendNetBufferLists+0x38
9808b3b8 8b09d62f 868f4718 85310a58 00000000 pacer!PcFilterSendNetBufferLists+0x256
9808b3e4 8b101bad 861db0e0 85310a58 00000000 ndis!ndisSendNBLToFilter+0xf2
9808b414 8b2a47b1 871dc510 85310a58 00000000 ndis!NdisSendNetBufferLists+0x162
9808b460 8b2c6e24 871dca70 00000000 00000000 tcpip!FlSendPackets+0x416
9808b4b4 8b2c5e96 8b32afa8 00000000 00000000 tcpip!IppFragmentPackets+0x2e2
9808b4ec 8b2a3889 8b32afa8 8660f1a0 85ef1df0 tcpip!IppDispatchSendPacketHelper+0x266
9808b58c 8b2a4374 00ef1d54 00000000 87fbfb80 tcpip!IppPacketizeDatagrams+0x8d6
9808b60c 8b2a1471 00000000 00000004 8b32afa8 tcpip!IppSendDatagramsCommon+0x67f
9808b62c 8b2a9cee 85efce00 9808b6b8 00000000 tcpip!IpNlpSendDatagrams+0x4b
9808b808 8b2a1b29 00000000 00000000 85fdb4b0 tcpip!UdpSendMessagesOnPathCreation+0x7c0
9808b9... Read more

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Hello,

Has the "Event 513 error" issue been solved in the latest version of Macrium Reflect (Free)?
This version: 5.2.6433 (11 November 2013)

Event 513 errors in Windows 8.1

Possible Macrium Issue?

In any case, is it currently safe to use Macrium Reflect (latest free version), from the point of view of operating system integrity (with Windows 8.1)?
I'm a little scared that this "Event 513 error" issue could corrupt Windows 8.1 in some way.
Are you using Macrium Reflect Free with no problems?

Thanks.

A:Macrium Reflect: Event 513 error issue fixed?

Macrium says that the error does not affect the backup process.

I have not had any problems running manual backups using Windows 8.1.

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today I restored an image created by macrium reflect

but now I checked event viewer and I find this error
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first .
why ?
no power loss was done
so why that error after I restored the image with macrium reflect ?

any one of you got the same error after restoring a windows 10 image with macrium reflect ?

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today I restored an image created by macrium reflect

but now I checked event viewer and I find this error
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first .
why ?
no power loss was done
so why that error after I restored the image with macrium reflect ?

any one of you got the same error after restoring a windows 10 image with macrium reflect ?

the pc did NOT restart or shut down unexpectedly
so why that error in event viewer every time I restore my windows 10 from an image ?

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After installing win7 64bit home premium I cannot rum Macrium Reflect (free).
On startup of MR I get this msg:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BEX64
Application Name: Reflect.exe
Application Version: 5.3.7109.0
Application Timestamp: 53ccfa37
Fault Module Name: StackHash_511e
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: 0000000171af0000
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: 0000000000000008
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 511e
Additional Information 2: 511ea21ce31ca5b9d66e08a72b3f15b4
Additional Information 3: 41bf
Additional Information 4: 41bf1755a6f43c010a107e904eb3c9eb

Searching MR forum the only lead I got was Win VSS. (MR won't let free users register for forums)
VSS is autostart and running. I re-registered VSS componentsand that didn't work.
Any ideas or help?
Thanks,
Frank

A:Macrium Reflect error BEX64 (Win error?) on MR startup

Try to start clean boot Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Same problem?

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Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft


Try to start clean boot Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Same problem?


I'm having same problem, but this solution didn't work for me.

VSS is autostart and running.

I've been running Macrium Reflect (free) for months on this system with no problem, but seem to remember it updated a few days ago.

Any other ideas?

BTW, I notice this thread is marked 'solved' so should I open a new thread?

Thanks, J.

A:Macrium Reflect error BEX64 (Win error?) on MR startup

Confused.

This problem got solve with update of macrium reflect few days after this problem started. But again few days ago got other next update from macrium and now same problem happen again.

Think I'll change to Comodo backup, its free too.

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I have made a query on this before but my memory is getting very short these days.
Its regarding the Macrium Reflect software.
I accidently deleted a section of Microsoft Office OneNote and I want to restore it from the backup file using copy paste.
I go into the drive where my backups are stored and double click the backup file,a box comes up saying:
Select the backup or image that you wish to browse and associate a drive in explorer.
Underneath is listed the original location of the backup.
I would like to know what to do next.

Many thanks for any replies.
wallie

A:Macrium Reflect

Quote:
Select the backup or image that you wish to browse and associate a drive in explorer.


When it gets to there select the image you want to browse and it will put up a small drop box where you can choose a drive letter,

which if you do nothing will be the next available letter. Then just click OK and Reflect will start/create a virtual drive and mount the image, and you can browse/copy/etc to your heart's content.

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When I was trying to install Macrium Reflect, my antivirus canceled the install and counted it as a threat. Does anyone know why?

A:Macrium Reflect

Hi,
Have you contacted Norton ?

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This is how I do it.
Works good.

First install it.
I have the paid Standard version:

Then create the recovery environment:

Then image all local drives.



I use maximum compression:

On usb:

This is how I do it.
It works good for me.

A:Using Macrium Reflect

Good tutorial for those who want to use Macrium. Acronis is more to my liking though but that's me.

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Hi I need a bigger HD and am looking to upgrade to an ocz vertex 3 to an ocz vertex 4.

Given that the hardware is similar should i be able to do this transfer? I'm only switching the HD not the mobo or anything else.

A:Macrium Reflect to new HD?

Looks pretty straight forward.

Macrium Support Forum - Restoring image to new Hard Drive

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i am looking to use macrium reflect to perform an image or clone of my system

but am new to creating back ups and bak up software. (have never used any back up software before)

also i understand i have to create a recovery cd or dvd and i have no cd drive on my pc and no external but understand it is possible to create a bootable usb version .

but as i am completely new to all this could do with some help advice info and instruction on the whole procedure.

if anyone could help it would be much apreciated.

many thanks

A:macrium reflect

Hi. In addition to asking here I'd sign up on
support.macrium.com

They may have changed it so that only licensed users may sign up. But you still should be able to search there. I know there are tutorials for making bootable USB with the rescue disc and with WinPE. Since you want basic usage info most of your questions are likely already answered there. But there are many Macrium users here and I'm sure some will chime in.

I'm still using Macrium 4.2 on my Vista machine since its tried and tested through restores. I imagine you're using 5.x.

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Hi everyone!

Thanks for all the prior assistance!!!

Now that I got Macrium (standard paid version) downloaded and installed.....

(see my prior discussions of how this was done on::

Macrium etc Free Software--How to avoid CNET Virus/Adware/malware prog

and

Need a new Backup & Storage program

I need help in using it for the first time....

Yes, I'm confused........

Yes, as first time is the most critical saving time....

If I do NOT make the right choices..... what happens next is not the fault of the program as the computer will automatically follow whatever commands I tell it to do.....

INCLUDING! Copying from the Empty External HDD back over and replace the "not saved for one year!!" Original HDD inside the Laptop!

That is not the direction I want the backups to be made in...

Again (to beat a dead horse----I know mjf sounds like your "broken record" phrase too), I do not have instant phone help with Macrium, where someone can walk me slowly... carefully through the various menus until I get the hang of it (not just once I usually need several calls to get it right and committed to memory or notes that I can read and follow)

Yes I read the Macrium online manual a few times...

Yes I saw whs? or who he directed me to view, You Tube video a few times.....

Somehow its not what I'm seeing... as this is the first time.... I have not set up any preferences in the list of tasks for Macrium, so its showing me ALL the possible choices...

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A:Macrium Reflect How Do I Use It?

You need to learn how to pay attention (not to mention stop writing tedious to read small novels in most of your posts) as well as get over your extreme paranoia. As several people have already told you, there already is a thread for this—Image your system with free Macrium—and there was no need to start another. Also, here is a another good tutorial on how to use Macrium Reflect (you have also been told about this).

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I had been using Macrium Reflect without any problems then about a month ago or so u couldn't use from within windows on the free edition u had to boot from a cd (windows PE) this worked if u didn't need it in a crisis .... but twice now I need it and it wont work, good alternatives any advice am I doing it wrong ?, run program in windows it tells u cant use anymore so select to run in pe after reboot, I hit F8 select the drive with disk in but windows just restarts

A:Macrium Reflect

I can still run Macrium free from within Windows ...
I'm using the latest MR free 5 version, but it worked even before updating to the latest ...

Start with a System File Check:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If that doesn't find and fix issues, I'd start scanning for malware ...

Do you have a System Backup Image or Restore Point from before the problem started ?

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Has anyone else ever had issues with this program not finding the "start" point for the image restore? It says to use the last disc, but when I put it in, no image file shows up from within the program
 

A:Macrium Reflect

Bump. Anyone have any ideas?
 

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I have downloaded and used Macrium Reflect Free Version to do a backup of my system, then I created a boot disk and done a restore.
I found it quite good and easy to use but was wondering if I can restore single folders or files with this software.
If anyone has any information on this I would be grateful of any info on how to do it.
Thanks

Jack

A:Macrium Reflect

Yes you can. Easiest is to double click on the backup image, Macrium will then open/mount it in a virtual drive (will look just like your C drive, only with a different letter) and you can pick and choose what you want to copy from it there.

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Dell computer with Intel Celeron cpu, 2.0 GHz and 3.0 gb memory.

Prior to installing Windows 7 Pro I had Vista Home Premium (came preinstalled on the pc, and had not be partitioned). I had made the rescue disks was prepared to restore to factory conditions. I even had Macrium Reflect image.

Try as I might, after Vista became very unstable, I could not get factory conditions restored. Macrium image from an external hard drive took over 24 hrs to restore the image (which would not boot either).

Finally I decided to install Windows 7 Pro. That went very well and has been activated. I then partitioned the hard drive as shown below.



I have installed the latest version of the free Macrium and created a new restore disk (and checked it). I then made an image and placed that image on drive J. I am not going to put that image on an external HDD. BTW when I booted up from the restore disk Macrium does not see drive J, it sees it as drive F.

This my question: why did it take so long to restore the Macrium image (with vista) and can anyone give me an idea why after it was restored it did not actually work.

Can I reasonally expect Macrium to work since installing Win 7?

Thanks in advance

A:Macrium Reflect

Which restore disc?

Linux or pe?

Dunno about the Linux disc , but the pe disc should show you the same drive letters you see when you are booted into windows.

Macrium is unique in doing that.

Quite useful for the average punter who only has one o/s - bit of a pain for everyone else.

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When you buy this program you get a Windows PE recovery download. Is Windows PE compatible with Windows 7 64 bit or is it only good on 32 bit systems.

A:Macrium Reflect

Looks like it is,

Windows Preinstallation Environment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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When I was trying to install Macrium Reflect, my antivirus canceled the install and counted it as a threat.

Does anyone know why?

A:Macrium Reflect

Where did you download from and what av are you using?

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I just had a complete crash on a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium (I had already checked it for spyware/viruses/etc with a computer expert). Luckily, I had imaged it earlier with Macrium Reflect (free edition - latest release). After I successfully restored the image (which was a problem in and of itself), I noticed that I'm missing files and folders. I know all about folder options and I can see all hidden files/folders. With important files missing (like every .dll in C:\Windows\system32\drivers\ or custom/personal folders), I find myself seriously wondering whether I should continue to use Macrium, since I use it on all my desktops and laptops. I've checked Macrium's forum, which you can only post to if you bought a paid version, and it seems no one over there has this problem. The only reason I would till use Macrium is because I can mount disk images and navigate via explorer. Is this problem only happening to me? Should I switch to Paragon Backup and Recovery (which narrowly outranked Macrium on Gizmo's Best Freeware website)?

A:macrium reflect

Are you still able to access System restore If so are your Restore points Missing if Not could you Run System Restore to a Point before you did the Recover

See System Restore - How to For More Information

Hope This Helps,
Josh

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Hi ,,,,I took David Baileys advice and installed Macrium Reflect Free to try out.
It showed me my drives, but there is some I have not seen before,, Could someone tell me what they are and
do I need them and how can I see whats on them,, or do I need them.
Here they are:
1 WINRE (none) NTFS Primary 400 MB
2 No name (None)Fat32 (LBA) Primary 260MB
3 (None) Unformated Primary 128 MB
4 (C) NTFS Primary 674 GB
5 (none) NTFS Primary 450 MB
6 Recovery (D) NTFS Primary 23GB

I guess number 4 is the c drive with all my system and prog files and number 6 is the drive to do a boot installation recovery with but its the other 4 I am at loss with.
I do hope you can help please.
Len

A:Macrium Reflect

1,2,3,4 are partitons from Windows UEFI installation. Apparently, you updated from Windows 8 -> 8.1 and the update created an extra partition 5. 6 is your recovery image from factory.

Macrium just shows you what you have on the HD. If you open Disk Management, you would see the same thing.

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I have Macrium and have restored with it a couple of times with no problem. What I am wondering is that if my HD were fried and I had to get a new one, would Macrium backup to a new formated drive just as easy?

A:Macrium Reflect

In my experience yes.

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Hi,

I have created a restore disc and I am attempting a system image to save to my external hard drive (e drive).

I am not sure which partitions I would be best to check/include - see attached photo.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

Andy

A:Help with Macrium Reflect

I'd say check the first disk and it will backup the 3 partitions (System Reserved, C, Lenovo_Part).

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I have a question regarding this software. I use this for imaging my computer files its seems to work ok but I have ended up with 3 drives showing that I don't have they show to be on the computer. The only drive I use is "E" these are labeled H,I and J I want to remove them off my list I try and format them but it says they are "Write Protected". Can anyone tell me how to delete them
Thanks
Ben

A:Macrium Reflect

Can you post a screen shot of diskmanager showing all drive and partitions so we can see. Are you imaging the drive to a file or cloning drives?

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Anybody tried installing Reflect ?

Back up your registry Hives first. LOL

A:Macrium Reflect

Originally Posted by SIW2


Anybody tried installing Reflect ?Back up your registry Hives first. LOL



Macrium X64....with boot recovery menu...Works GreatYep.. works fine...backed up my C drive on SSD first in case i want to return to windows 7....Booted into Macrium Recovery and using the command prompt formatted the C drive ready for clean install. Installed Windows....tweaked it up...installed my Wifi Driver using the Devicemanager..Update Driver option...fine......RAID drivers a no no...had to restart ....rebooted using External Macrium Recovery CD (my DVD slotis now a second HDD) and formated C again...Clean install without Raid Drivers and all is fine....full back up of C completed...and Added theMacrium Boot Recovery option..worksfine

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I have installed Macrium Reflect Pro to take advantage of being able to backup not only drives (or partitions) but also Folders and Files.

When I created an image of my OS drive (C), with compression set to medium, the original size was 20.2gb and the compressed file was 7.23. The ratio is 35.8%. Does that seem fairly reasonable?

When using the Folder and File option shown below:



NOTE it say it "will compress to a virtual FAT32 drive". I am not sure exactly what this means and what I would get if I had to restore it. I would appreciate it if someone can enlighten me on this.

Before I made the image, I took ownership of the folder and set permissions to maximum. I also made sure that I was showing Hidden Files and Folders.





Note the folder size is 5.74 gb before compression and the compressed image is 2.70 mb. The compression was set to medium as before and the ratio of compression is .04%. This seems very unrealistic to me. I would have expected the ratio to be 35-50%.

I was wondering if anyone else using the pro version had sees this a typical.

Thank You.

A:Macrium Reflect Pro

Hi Huffman. It's early morning and my math. might be off but - going from 5.74gb to 2.70gb appears to be 47%.

Am I missing something.

Cheers
JohnnyA

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Hi.

I have a Belkin USB Network HUB F5L009, that I have set up on 2 computers.

I shall drive a 2TB SATA HDD for backup, and I use Macrium Reflect for it.

The backup works ok, nor problems.

I then would try a restore.

I booted on the PE CD disk, but now the issue came up.

The Belkin needs to be started up after boot, but this cannot be done with the
set up I use above.

Then the backup cannot be found from the restore.

How can I solve this ?

A:Macrium Reflect.

Sorry I didn't see this before ...

MR provides an option to download a utility to your PC, so that then you create the WinPE CD, it includes all the drivers from your PC on that disk. That ensures that when you boot from that CD, you will be able to access all the connected hardware. It's a utility named ReflectDC and it can be downloaded for free from the MR website.

Once installed, you will have to create and burn a new WinPE CD -- but then, it will have your drivers.

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Hello,

I saw that the free MR edition have an update! I have build 5154 of v5.0. My question is: if I update it to the latest v5.1 , the images and the Bootable Rescue Media I created before will still work?

regards,
paulo

A:Macrium Reflect UPDATE

The images will work.

The bootable rescue media SHOULD work. Do you see any notification at Macrium site that rescue media needs to be updated?

Can you boot with the old rescue media and locate your image files and destination partition?

If in doubt, make new rescue media. I do that for major Macrium upgrades anyway. Not sure if I have to.

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I have been looking at this software and it looks great so far. However when reading the documentation I notice to make a restore disk you need to purchase software. SO when using the free edition how are you managing your restore when needed?

Macrium Reflect Backup and Hard Disk Imaging for Windows 7, Vista, XP and Server 2003/2008






Quote:

Macrium KB
Macrium Reflect

Install or update to the latest version of Macrium Reflect. You must have the purchased edition of Macrium Reflect installed on your PC. To check for the latest version take the 'Help' > 'Check for updates..' menu option.
Windows PE
Install or update to the latest version of Windows PE. Windows PE is only available with the purchased edition of Macrium Reflect. For information on installing Windows PE please see this knowledge base article: Macrium KB. If you already have Windows PE installed then make sure you are running the latest version by clicking the 'Updates' button in the Rescue CD burn wizard.

A:Macrium Reflect - How do you restore

I think the free version lets you do a linux based boot cd.

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Hi

I have just tried out the free version of the Macrium Reflect dusk backup utility on my fresh copy of a clean install of Win 8 x64 Pro. It is the latest free version 5.1 b5299.
It seems ok except when I go to make a rescue media and then W8 will close down with a new type of BSOD, and the problem causing this is...

psmounterex.sys

DRIVER_VERIFIER_IOMANAGER_VIOLATION psmounterex.sys

.... the mounting aspect of the Reflect software, I assume. I have tried this several times and each time it will fail with a BSOD when I attempt to create that rescue media.

I can't post about it in the official forums as I have not got the paid version and would not wish to buy it is the above can't be resolved.

Has it worked ok for anyone else who is on W8 x64 Pro...?

A:Macrium Reflect v5.1 and Windows 8

Hi vimes,

Quick answer to your question - yes!

I currently use Macrium Reflect Standard 64-bit 5.1 5299 on my Win 8 Pro laptop and have successfully created images/rescue media. Rescue media (Windows PE option -> Pre-built Windows PE Rescue Media) was written to a flash drive from which I booted from and reviewed the image that I created just to see if it was ok.

I have actually restored images using Macrium on my Windows 7 boxes without fail - ever. Very reliable at least for me. I have not attempted to do an actual restore on my W8 box yet so I can't speak to that - but the restore media was good.

I have also had very good support from Macrium directly through email (bug submission) and their forum is quite good.

Hope this helps a little.

Good luck!

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I'm using Macrium Reflect Standard Edition 5.3 and wanting to backup an image of my laptop hard drive to two different external hard drives.

Now usually when I create an image for the first time and save it to an external drive I let it create an XML Backup Definition File. Once done I then right click on it and create a desktop shortcut.

By saving the image to two different external drives I couldn't use the My Backup.xml shortcut feature correct? If I did I (and that's even if MR wouldn't even allow it) wouldn't I have two XML files and be confusing to MR? Or possibly you could use one for one external drive but not the other?

I understand you don't need to use the XML shortcut just kind of handy.

A:Macrium Reflect question

Absolutely handy. But when you clicked 'Finish' you have to give the xml a name and not leave it at 'My Backup'. Then you will see the different xmls by name when you open Macrium and click on 'Backup Definition Files'. Just highlight the one you want to repeat and click on the cog wheel.

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I'm trying to "copy" one computer to another--both are identical models and Windows 10. I loaded one with what I want on it, did a backup image with Macrium Reflect....but now I don't know how to get it onto the other computer. The backup image is on a USB drive. I installed Marcium on the 2nd computer and get this message. What do I need to do? Thanks.
 

A:Macrium Reflect question

Please follow steps in link to create rescue disk and run from it

https://knowledgebase.macrium.com/plugins/servlet/mobile?contentId=7736752#content/view/7736752
 

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Went to backup my windows 10 C drive upon opening the Macrium,I aint sure which one to select to backup.
Can someone please help me decide which one do I have to backup.
Image included.

Many thanks.

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Sorry, it's me again!

I started my Macrium imaging experience today with the Tecra R840 laptop (Win7 Pro 64-bit).

1- After installation, I created the Rescue disc with sucess
(I already had the 1.7 GB WAIK stored in one of my USB 3.0 external hdd, so it was done in a breeze. But...I still do not understand what is the WAIK!!! There was an option to delete the WAIK after the disc creation...I do not checked that!)

2- I imaged my entire SSD to one of my external USB 3.0 hdd (used only for backup images) (see pic) (70.4 GB in 11 minutes and the resulting image file occupied only 50% of that ).



Everything occured with no trouble at all and very friendly .

If anyone could answer these questions I would appreciate:

a- I imaged to a folder that I created (named "MacriumReflect Images) in my external hdd. Is this ok, since with windows backup I need to image directly to the root directory of the hdd ?

b- Instead of a DVD could I create a USB flash rescue bootable media?

c- Was everything in my laptop imaged?

d- In a worst scenario case (almost) like I cannot boot from windows, neither in safe mode, how can I restore my laptop to a previous imaged state?

e- I saw (via autoruns) that a service was created "ReflectService.exe" ! Is this necessary for...? What will happen if I disabled it?

f- May I backup my images? I mean, may I copy/paste the image for another external hdd just in case?

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A:Macrium Reflect Free ...I'm in :-)

Bom dia Paulo - please see some comments below.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by paulobao


If anyone could answer these questions I would appreciate:

a- I imaged to a folder that I created (named "MacriumReflect Images) in my external hdd. Is this ok, since with windows backup I need to image directly to the root directory of the hdd ?


Yes, its perfectly OK to use that folder structure.









  
Quote: Originally Posted by paulobao


b- Instead of a DVD could I create a USB flash rescue bootable media?


Yes, you can do that. Here is a tutorial that shows how to use the Linux rescue disk from USB, but if you use WinPE its exactly the same. Tip: for the rescue ISO, make sure there are no spaces in the name, or the USB will not boot.
MACRIUM REFLECT - Create Bootable Rescue USB Drive








  
Quote: Originally Posted by paulobao


c- Was everything in my laptop imaged?


Everything on the SSD was imaged.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by paulobao


d- In a worst scenario case (almost) like I cannot boot from windows, neither in safe mode, how can I restore my laptop to a previous imaged state?


Boot from the rescue iso from the USB, then browse to the image and restore it. See this:
Imaging with free Macrium








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I get the feeling 4.x is going to be it for Macrium Reflect Free version. Has anyone seen any statement from the publisher? V. 5 Trial is available for download. I don't see any mention of V. 5 Free anywhere.

edit: I asked on the Macrium forum. The word is the free 5 is several months down the road. They probably don't want to eat into v. 5 sales. Get that initial bump.

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This morning I had to restore an image using Macrium. The image was only 5 days old.

I had made both the Linux and Pe rescue disks. The Linux disk did NOT work at all.
The PE rescue disk loaded and first it did not load 3 drivers, but I did a scan and it found the drivers and loaded them.

After a lot of nail biting I think I got it to restore. I then restarted the computer, but on Bootup, it said "BOOTMGR" missing. It told me to restart again, but the same message came up.

How do I get my "BOOTMGR" Back??

A:Macrium Reflect v5 restore

this tutorial may help: Startup Repair

it's important to do a trial-run and always test an imaging program before relying on it in a 'panic' situation. you can't just assume that it's going to work ok.

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Because it has been highly recommended by several 7forum posters, I downloaded and installed Macrium Reflect Free (version 5.3.7220; in the meantime I have updated to 5.3.7253).

On first use of the program, a couple of unexpected things happened.

First thing I did was create a Rescue Disk (Win PE 3.1). Because I was expecting a 1.7 gigabyte download of WAIK, I took my notebook to the Library which has fast internet. However, no WAIK was downloaded as far as I could tell.

Next, a message box appeared: "Check that your rescue media can access your drives"

"If you are unable to access the source or target drives for your restore you may need additional drivers"

"To add drivers to Windows PE please use the 'Check for unsupported devices' feature."
So I thought, maybe this happens because I did not bring my external hard disk drive with me? There were a few errors in Event Viewer that maybe had to do with that...

Back home to grab the external disk, back to the Library.

Again, the message box warning. I clicked on "Continue". Then it tells me an update has been found for Windows PE. I proceed to download that. (Again, only a few kilobtes dribble over the line.)

Again I get the message box with the "Check that your rescue media, etc." warning! Again I click Continue, which returns me to Rescue Media Wizard. Leaving the radio button for "CD/DVD burner" selected (the other radio button is the USB-connected external h... Read more

A:First use of Macrium Reflect: Questions

1. Download the Winpe rescue disc .iso from my OneDrive and burn that to CD. Then you are done in a few minutes.

https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=475A0...A6D4035%211812

2. Just forget the 'unsupported devices' check

3. The restore will work exactly like the system you restored. No problems.

4. Here is a tutorial I made for Macrium beginners. It may be useful.

Imaging with free Macrium

5. Create a small 2GB partition and populate it with some random data. Then practice imaging and restore with that. This will give you an idea how it works and you don't have to scramble when you really need it on the real thing. Here is an additional tutorial by my friend Keith for the recovery part.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=rkSX5OzI-TA

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This probably belongs in the Security section because system image/reimage is probably the second most important thing after your AV.



Macrium Reflect v6.1.1225

29-Mar-2016

What's New 6.1.1225 - 29th March 2016

Server Plus - Support added for Exchange 2016
Server Plus now fully supports MS Exchange 2016 granular backup and restore

Bug Fixes

Encrypted image file access
In rare circumstances encrypted images could fail to open with v6.1.1196. This has been resolved
Out of memory error not reported for consolidation failure
On 32 bit Windows installations an 'Out of Memory' error would report 'Unknown Error'. This has been resolved
Server Plus - Email export problem
If an email had no subject, Reflect was previously unable to export it to EML or MSG file. This has been resolved.
Server Plus - Deleted email restore problem
On Exchange 2003 and 2007, if an email's content had been deleted from the Exchange server but it still had an allocated row in the Exchange database, then that row would still be visible in the Mailbox Restore wizard. When restoring folders, Mailbox Restore would try to restore these non-existent emails. This has been resolved



LINKS:

Macrium Reflect v6 Home Edition

Macrium Reflect Free

Macrium Reflect KnowledgeBase

Macrium Reflect v6 User Guide

FYI: Setup Macrium Rescue to boot from an Internal/External USB HD/SSD

A:New Macrium Reflect Update

I got that one today. I was shocked to see it since V6 out now. I'm waiting a while to see if there are any major problems before deciding if I want to shell out the shekels to upgrade my four license pack to v6.

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Up to and including Macrium 6.2.1549, I never had any problem creating recovery media which booted with the correct resolution (1366 x 768) for my Inspiron 15R 5537.
With versions 6.3.1665 and the current version 6.3.1734, recovery media boots with resolution 640x480 only. I cannot see the whole screen, and there are no scroll bars. This makes Macrium Reflect useless.
I have found posts in the Macrium Forum on this subject, and the replies suggest switching the machine to insecure boot. They then go on to say that if this fails (and it does on my machine), the machine has a firmware error.
Does this sound feasible, and if so, what is the remedy?

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Hi Folks,

I'm new to Windows (via Sony Vaio laptop with 32/64-bit Windows 7 Professional) and would like to set up a backup scheme. I have been reading the docs for Macrium Reflect which I downloaded, free edition for now to give it a try before purchasing the full edition.

I have a couple of questions first if I may. My main question is about clone vs. image. If I make a clone backup to external drive, is this backup bootable should my laptop's drive die?

By way of example for this, I've been using a iMac for the past few years. I use a backup program on it called Carbon Copy Cloner. It can make a bootable full backup to (supported) external drive. When the iMac's drive died, I simply rebooted via the external drive's bootable backup. Basically no down time and very convenient.

So I am curious if that is capable with Macrium Reflect; i.e. bootable fully functional backup to external drive.

My other question pertains to external disk size. When I create the backup to the external, can I use the extra space to store files? I'm thinking of buying a 1TB firewire or eSata external as I do video editing and need the storage space whereas my laptop that I'll be backing up has only around 80MB being used.

Thank you for your input.
Bob
Los Angeles

A:Cloning with Macrium Reflect

Cloning is not a backup. You don't restore from a clone. You transfer from drive A to drive B with a clone, but it is not a restore or backup. It's a move, in real time, from one good drive to another good drive---typically when you have run out of space and must buy another drive.

Imaging may be what you are thinking of. That is a backup and is a restore--normally after a major problem, such as disk failure or severe Windows issue.

An image is just another file. It takes up space--typically about half of the size of the occupied space on the drive represented by the image. You can put anything else on the same external, providing you have enough space.

I have a 80 GB C drive, with 30 occupied. The images of that partition range from 11 to 15 GB, depending on which app I use to make the image.

You can't boot from the image file. It must be restored to become bootable.

Direct your sights toward imaging if you are thinking about "backup" as the term is normally used.

In all likelihood, you will not need the paid version of Macrium. The free version is excellent.

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Want to download the free version of Macrium just to try it out. I'm give the option to also download several flavors of "PE Rescue Components." What are these, and do I need them? Macrium's website provides no information.
 

A:Solved: Macrium Reflect

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New Macrium Reflect Update ready to be downloaded and updated
Version 6.1
Build 1225

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