windows 7 imaging command

I have a couple of windows 7 computers and a server with a shared folder. I would like to have a small batch file,  once a week image the windows 7 computer to a network share on the server. I wish to image the computers c: drive + 100mb system partition.

 Now I could use a command line such as this "wbadmin start backup -backupTarget:j: -include:c: -quite". But when this command executes, microsoft warns you that you cannot use this command for a system recovery situation.

At the end of the day, I just want to use a command in a batch file, to sucessfully image off a windows 7 computer to a file share.
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McKnifeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Use wbadmin -allcritical.
> This parameter is useful if you are creating a backup for bare metal recovery or system state recovery. Should be used only when the -backupTarget parameter is used.

You could also use this:
Free trial, no installation needed, works with servers, too, uses vss (live imaging).
Aaron TomoskySD-WAN SimplifiedCommented:
I use Acronis for this. Acronis and noron ghost are the two primary imaging softwares available today.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Windows Home Server.

I know, it's not what you asked for... but you're asking for a very specific thing - IMAGE for purposes of backup and recovery EXCLUSIVELY through a batch file - its nice if you can do it... but when there are so many other ways of doing it, you're almost certainly better off NOT re-inventing the wheel.

(And why do you want to backup that 100 MB partition?  Its really just there if you want to use (or later decide to use) BitLocker).
milkymoo1973Author Commented:
Thanks for the -allcritical Switch McKnife. I now have a command line that I use to Automatically image win7 computers once a month.
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