SSR 2013 Desktop backup jobs for Win7 Pro 64 and Partition Restore Order
Hi to All,
I am a Ghost 15 user in the process of moving to SSR Desktop 2013. I have slogged through the latest SSR 2013 Users Guide 8/2013 with the following questions.
Any help is greatly appreciated! Please give me shout for clarification.
Disk management screen shot below. Using Win7 Pro 64bit Dell Precision Workstation T3600.
1. In SSR 2013 can I set one backup job to include all C: partitions? With Ghost 15, right or wrong, I have the the following backup jobs and have backed up each partition separately. Is a separate backup job of each partition worth the effort?
I can save myself a lot of work if I create one backup job in SSR 2013 of C:\ with all the partitions in one job. I can then restore based on question 2 below.
2. What is the restore order of the partitions. See below for link.
I have read about "hidden partitions" and that the boot partition must be restored first. I don't think I have a "reserved partition" with a separate boot. Disk Mgmt shows OS C: as the boot partition.
Restore order of partitions - edited 2/5/14 based on Ghost 15 post. Order of recovery is based on the order in Disk Management from left to right. Therefore the restore order is:
Dell Utility C:
Recovery C: (Dell tech support 12/13/13 says this is recovery partition and not a "boot" partition.
OS C: boot.
There is not much info in the users' guide on partition order restore and it would be helpful to add these details to the user's guide. However, I could also have missed it. A UG search of "restore partitions" comes up dry.
I am also a bit murky about "resize drive after recovery" in the Recovery wizard Drives to Recover Edit Target Drive and Options. See page 248 of UGuide.
I currently have an SSD about 256 GB. If this went bad I would get a larger SSD. Would I resize to the larger capacity?
Please see link below.
How to restore Windows Vista / 7 / 2008 using the Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD) and Restore Anyware (RAO)
|Article:TECH129112|||||Created: 2010-01-22|||||Updated: 2013-09-04|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH129112
Thanks very much.