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Cant create system image on Windows 7 with new HDD

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hi i have recently built my first gaming pc and everything works great except i want to create a system image but when i go to create one i cant

when i get to the screen where it gives me the option to pick either my HDD or use a DVD, i do not have any dvds so i want to use my HDD
but when im at that screen the HDD drop down box doesnt list my hard drive?.. i know its working properly because i have been using it for a few days now.

does anyone know how to fix this??

i have ASUS M5A97 R2.0 motherboard
AMD FX-6300 cpu
Seagate berricuda 7200rpm 64mb 1TB HDD
running on windows 7 home premium 64 bit
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Originally Posted by unekmike View Post

hi i have recently built my first gaming pc and everything works great except i want to create a system image but when i go to create one i cant

when i get to the screen where it gives me the option to pick either my HDD or use a DVD, i do not have any dvds so i want to use my HDD
but when im at that screen the HDD drop down box doesnt list my hard drive?.. i know its working properly because i have been using it for a few days now.

does anyone know how to fix this??

i have ASUS M5A97 R2.0 motherboard
AMD FX-6300 cpu
Seagate berricuda 7200rpm 64mb 1TB HDD
running on windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Windows image tool makes you use a secondary. Use something like easeus todo backup or acronis true image

You should have a secondary drive or external...
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Windows image tool makes you use a secondary. Use something like easeus todo backup or acronis true image

You should have a secondary drive or external...

the only storage i have is my internal HDD. shouldnt i be able to make an image on it though? i have done it to my old laptop before with no problems
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Windows image tool makes you use a secondary. Use something like easeus todo backup or acronis true image

You should have a secondary drive or external...

the only storage i have is my internal HDD. shouldnt i be able to make an image on it though? i have done it to my old laptop before with no problems
no because there is no point having a system image when it is on your drive and your drive dies lol
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