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should I disconnect from internet while restoring from system image

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#1 boblite


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 11:25 PM



To an external USB drive, I backed up a system image as well as all my partitions CDEFG.  Now I want to restore them all from the external USB drive to a new internal hard drive.  Should the puter be connected to the web during the restore, or should I keep it disconnected ?  Will much appreciate advice. 



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#2 hamluis



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Posted 19 July 2017 - 11:55 AM

The only way that a system is connected to the Internet usefully...is via a network device and the drivers for such.


Those items exist on your backup.  You should follow any directions provided by the software used to make this backup...regarding restoring such to a system hard drive.



#3 JohnC_21


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Posted 19 July 2017 - 06:04 PM

Doing a complete system image restore isn't affected by internet connectivity. I have restored images with the computer connected via both wireless and internet successfully. During the restore there is no internet connectivity until the restore is completed.

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