Re: Complete PC Restore without format
convert your disk to basic and do a new backup
"carlbeck" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Thanks AJR. I understand that. What I want is to be able to restore
> formating. This would leave the partitions formated to a Basic mode and
> hopefully simple restore the software.
> "AJR" wrote:
>> Regarding the following from your post "... I made a "Windows Complete PC
>> Backup". I then got my hard drive with 4 partitions reformatted in the
>> Basic Mode. ..." - If you made the PC backup with the disk(s) being
>> and followd this by converting the disk to basic (as your post implies)
>> restoration would restore the disk(s) to the state that existed at the
>> of backup - e.g.Dynamic.
>> "carlbeck" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > don't know how it happened but my hard drive was formated in a Windows
>> > Dynamic mode. I discovered this when I tried to do an Acronis Disk
>> > Image
>> > which will not work with Dynamic Drives. I made a "Windows Complete PC
>> > Backup". I then got my hard drive with 4 partitions reformatted in the
>> > Basic
>> > Mode. When I do a "Windows Complete PC Restore" it formats the drive
>> > back
>> > to
>> > a Dynamic Mode.
>> > Is there any way I can do a "Windows Complete PC Restore" with out the
>> > Format Option. The check box for farmating is checked and greyed out
>> > so
>> > it
>> > cannot be unchecked. Can anyone HELP?