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Cannot create recovery drive + A few other questions

  1. #11

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Macrium ( free and paid versions ) work just fine on 8.1, so does Aomei backupper ( free).

    Paragon 14 ( paid version ) works great too.

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  2. #12

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Why does it have to be signed by MS. If it works, that's good enough for me. The signing process is probably just another avenue for MS to make money - or do you think they do that because they love the OEMs.
    Macrium do a free Windows 8 signed by Microsoft version.

    Thank you for downloading Macrium Reflect Free from CNET

    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Macrium ( free and paid versions ) work just fine on 8.1, so does Aomei backupper ( free).

    Paragon 14 ( paid version ) works great too.
    All the 3rd party Partitioning, Backup & Cloning software, which fully supports Windows 8/8.1, UEFI, GPT & Secure Boot, Which are signed by Microsoft. Look to work fine with Windows 8/8.1.

    I would say the best free software is Aomei backup & partitioning.
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