At the moment I have little data on the newish laptop. Total C drive usage 100 gig. Macrium takes about 10 mins. In view of the peculiarities of Dell, SSD etc, I think I will abandon partitioning. I will continue with Macrium weekly but I have found I can use Freefilesynch to Mirror image selected folders - for example music, pictures. documents etc. I can , in addition to the Macrium images, make Freefilesynch copies of my main data in this way more frequently and very quickly indeed as more data is added. Will try this out when I have time.
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