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Backup Woes

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#1 jonny boy

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 01:44 PM

It's a long story.... maybe later if anyone is interested.


I have an image (several copies) created from within Vista backup and restore. These contain all my files (and programs). The O/S is inconsequential, except for maybe the key.

I do not appear to have the original disk used to install.

Every version of Vista or Win7 I have used to attempt to restore the image tells me that the images are not compatible with those versions.


How do I tell what version of Windows Vista was used to create the image?


Mod Edit:  Split to Vista forum - Hamluis.

Edited by hamluis, 29 October 2015 - 01:53 PM.
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#2 aix123


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Posted 22 November 2015 - 04:01 PM

I wonder if there is software to read the metadata from your image file. I'm not an expert, but thought the following link may give you ideas. I'm unsure of your level of expertise and experience, so apologies if you know all this already.



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