Windows 7 system restore can;t find images

Hi,

I want to do a system restore but when I put in the Installation CD and choose restore system it can't find any images. I have directly plugged in my USB harddrive with the images. These are the directory's:

74815052968402246474545003
74815052968402246474545003 = nb-emiel.dmz
nb-emiel.dmz = 74815052968402246474545003
Windows7

\\172.17.4.1\Emiel\Windows7\WindowsImageBackup\nb-emiel\Backup 2010-10-14 100016 are several .xml and .vhd files.

Am I missing something?
Emiel ZwartEngineerAsked:
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anupvsCommented:
While in Repair Mode, you have an option to open a Command Prompt. From there try the following commands:
Mountvol
(This command will show you all available drives, including your external disk)
dir Q:
(Replace Q: with one drive letter at a time from the letters that the mountvol command showed you, e.g.
dir D:
dir E:
etc.
until you see a folder "WindowsImageBackup" on the screen. Let's assume it is F:\WindowsImageBackup.
dir F:\WindowsImageBackup /s
(This command should show you the contents of the image folder, with files totalling more than 10 GBytes)

Now perhaps this image folder is missing, incomplete or inaccessible.

If the USb drive is not listed it may be a problem with usb port like non compatiable low speed or high speed ports. Confirm you are connecting to the high speedport.
Also  you can try windows imaging tools like Acronis TrueImage 10 or Other brand imaging tools - just make sure that they are certified for Windows 7, since the windows tool is temperamental and its functionality is extremely limited.

Thanks and hope for the best.


Emiel ZwartEngineerAuthor Commented:
I see this map only it is under f:\Windows7 directory. Also there are files in it. So what can I do to Windows 7 see my image backup?
anupvsCommented:
Use WBADMIN command to find the version first , If you can get the versions correctly
use WBADMIN START SYSRECOVERY command with propoer syntax for recovery

May this help.

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