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Macrium Reflect Free on Windows 8.1 ASUS Transformer

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    Posts : 37
    Windows 7

    Macrium Reflect Free on Windows 8.1 ASUS Transformer


    Hello!

    I've bought an ASUS Transformer Book T100TAM tablet/laptop which has Windows 8.1 preinstalled. First thing I did was create a full system image of the whole eMMC (integrated memory card, serves as a hard drive for the Transformer). That is the OS partition (C and four other (UEFI, Restore, Recover and an unnamed partition). Then I went and tested the Transformer and now I'd like to do a full restore of the image.

    I copied the Macrium WinPE recovery boot files on the same external HDD where I have the Macrium image saved so I can boot it and do the recovery (Transformer only has 1 USB port, that's why I put it manually all on the same ext. HDD). All fine until right at the last screen before the recovery starts - it shows that it will recover the OS partition as E:. I want it to be C:. I guess it's still seeing the C: that's on the eMMC, even though I have deleted the partition in the recovery procedure (it seems they weren't really deleted since I can still boot normally into windows). The ext. HDD gets read as the D: drive and it wants to recover the system to an E: drive.

    I could boot into the Windows installation USB and use DISKPART's Clean All command but am a little afraid since folks at the ASUS Transformer forums warned me about deleting the partitions. Initially I wanted (still want) to install my own fresh copy of Windows 8.1 and get rid of all the preinstalled ASUS apps etc. but am kind of afraid to mess it up and brick the Transformer.

    Any help would be much appreciated!

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    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Don't worry. The restored os drive letter will the same as it was the moment you made the image.
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    Posts : 37
    Windows 7


    OK, I sure hope so. Thank you.
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