Image or backup Windows 7 BootCamp partition

Posted on 2010-01-03
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
What are the alternatives for imaging or backing up a Windows 7 64-bit BootCamp partition? I'm running Snow Leopard on a MacBook.

I've looked at WinClone, but there are reports that it's flaky with Snow Leopard. I have Acronis True Image and Bootit NG for Windows but I'm assuming that these are incompatible.
Question by:Alan Henderson
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    I've just built the same setup on my macbook pro, put a 32GB partition on my main 200GB hard disk.

    Since I formatted the disk as NTFS I really can't do anything with it inside of OSX.  Or at least I haven't really looked for a way yet....

    Winclone looks to be the most popular mac side program to use.

    I was just planning on using DiskUtility to make an image of the partition every now and then... since win7 isn't my main OS.
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    by:Alan Henderson
       "using DiskUtility to make an image of the partition"

    Good idea. I didn't know that was possible. I've followed your suggestion.
    I'll leave this question open for a day or two just in case there is any other useful input.

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    by:Alan Henderson
    Didn't know you could do that with the Disk Utility. Works perfectly.


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