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how to restore windows server 2008 R2 from backup image


this quick tutorial shows how to restore windows server from backup image

  1. copy the folder \WindowsImageBackup\ to your external drive
  2. prepared 1 alternate server, with free partition drives
  3. insert windows 2008 R2 dvd into your dvd’s tray
  4. plug the external drive into this alternate server
  5. turn the alternate server on,
  6. type any key to boot from DVD boots
  7. next
  8. choose, repair
  9. system repairs
  10. load image from other
  11. next until finish
  12. if they asking about delete partition, choose yes
  13. done

remember, the windows restore will not read any file if it found no “\WindowsImageBackup\” folders

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