Looking for good Imaging Software

Hello Experts,

I am looking for a good imaging software that will allow me to take an image of one PC and apply it to another PC. The OS is Windows 7.

Thanks!
SaxitalisAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
For backup or for deployment?
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SaxitalisAuthor Commented:
For Backup. I have a Windows 7 system that is failing and want to get an image now. Will apply the Image (clone) to the new system when it comes in. Hardware will probably be different.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Windows licenses are tied to the hardware.  You can't legally or easily transfer to new hardware.  You can use tools like Acronis or even the Windows 7 Backup program to create a backup and restore it to a new hard drive.  But you would be unwise trying to "copy" or "clone" the system to a new computer.  Even if it seems to work, the hardware changes could cause instability or changes since that's not what Windows is expecting.
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nobusCommented:
i use the paragon software -fast and easy; here a free version :  http://www.paragon-software.com/home/br-free/download.html
if you want to move to other hardware, it has a tool : Adaptive restore :  https://www.paragon-software.com/technologies/components/adaptiverestore/

i have used it and it works fine - from a laptop to a desktop ( for a test)
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Alexander ArdatovSoftware ManagerCommented:
Cloudberry backup, Acronis, Veeam, and many other.
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SaxitalisAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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