Quick 2 Questions (Backup & Restore Win 7)

  Linxx P 19:34 04 Jun 2018
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Hopefully a quick one in a few weeks I will be building a new PC and I will be creating a backup image of my current machine.

I have read that unless the new machine I restore the backup from is the same it wont work because of different drivers etc. Is this true?

2nd Question is when restoring from a back up image does it install all the programes you previously had installed? I.E. Adobe Premier etc, or do I have to install these programes on the new machine then run the restore / backup image?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:40 04 Jun 2018
  1. yes

because you are putting your old windows on a new machine the license will be invalid.

  Linxx P 20:44 04 Jun 2018

Thank you for replying. So if I buy a second license it will be possible?

And will the image file re-install all my programes/ software for me on to the new machine?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:04 04 Jun 2018

Yes to both questions but you will need to change the drivers to suit the new nachine and may have trouble booting in the first place.

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