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Replacing Dell Restore partition with new Windows 7 Image

by pmonee / October 10, 2009 8:23 AM PDT

Hi, Tom, Rafe, and others in the forums:

I have a question about replacing the restore image on my separate hard drive partition in my Dell XPS 410 desktop computer. This restore utility is a huge time saver when I want to reformat my drive, but the image is now too old and thus pretty much useless. The current restore image has original Windows Vista, and I will be upgrading to Windows 7 very shortly with all new drivers. It would save me a lot of time if I could make a new image of my Windows 7 computer and use that in my restore partition. Any ideas for how I can do this?

Thanks for your help. Love the show.

Paul

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