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I need a tool that will create a Differencing disk by comparing two VHD files

I have two VHDX files of the same volume created at different times and I need a tool to create a differencing disk that could be used to bring the older copy up to date with the newer one. One copy ...
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Software to Freeze Changes to a Windows PC

Years ago I was told someone got software installed on their Windows XP workstation that essentially froze the current state of the drive. While it was turned on, I'm guessing all writes were ...
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Boot a clean Windows image on disk at every restart without CD/DVD/USB

I am confused behind all the jargon with disk imaging and cloning. I plan to make 2 partitions. 1 for data and 1 for Windows Software. And I just want to start a "clean/checkpointed" Windows 10 ...
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Looking for something similar to Time Machine for windows 10

I have been an apple user for several years. Recently I have purchuased a computer that runs Windows 10 and I can't find a program similar to what Time Machine does in mac. The features I look for are:...
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Generate partial Disk Images

I have a external HDD that produces random read failures (and it would after that show errors for all subsequent read access until I switch it off/on again) S.M.A.R.T information shows that the ...
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Disk Imaging Software (Bootable)

I have been using Ghost32 for years now but for some reason it does not work for my current PC now. So I tried Clonezilla it works pretty good but the problem is it creates a file and attempting to ...
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Cloning a bitlocked HDD to SSD

I would like to upgrade my corporate laptop to an SSD drive without going through the tedious process of getting our IT team to do it. Can I make an exact copy of my bitlocked system and trick my ...
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Rearrange the File Access Table on a disk image

I have an SD card, and I would like to make the files on it consecutive in the flash memory itself (so there are no gaps in between). However, I understand that such a process could use an unnecessary ...
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Tool to generate a slim Windows 8.1?

Since I'm running a laptop with a 20 GB SSD, i cannot easily fit Windows 8.1 plus personal files on the SSD, let alone install more software. How can i generate a slimmed-down Windows 8.1? What ...
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Serious Disk Imaging Software for Windows

I am looking for some serious disk imaging software which I will use for LEGAL purposes – i.e. I will not use it for illegal purposes (cloning movies and so on), I rather need it for CD/DVDs but I'll ...
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Imaging free space only

When doing data forensics, sometimes you need just the free space of a filesystem, to run further analysis/heuristic processing on. Is there any tool that allows just imaging the free space? Anything ...
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Cross-platform virtual disk or volume

Basically I need some software that can mount a virtual disk file as a disk or a volume file as a volume, that works for both Windows and Linux. For example, Windows' built-in support for VHD files ...
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Linux: create dynamic growing volume/container inside a regular file

I am looking for a software to create a resizeable (growing) mountable container inside a file. The concept is simple: I have a file-container, I mount this file container to a mount-point and then ...
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UIF to ISO disk image converter

I'm looking for a .UIF to .ISO disk image converter. I would like this software to meet these requirements, Gratis Compatible with Windows 10 64bit
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Looking for a program that can redirect all Hard drive “Write” commands to second hard drive

Essentially I am looking for a tool that can take a hard drive (in this case the OS Drive), and Redirect it to a clone drive on a Ramdisk. So when I restart the PC everything is reset. Is there ...
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Disk management tool/suite for Windows disks and flash media (application, not LiveCD)

I've been looking for a disk management suite for a while and come across mentions of GParted, but that's for Linux. I"d like to know if there are any comparable GUI-based products on Windows. In ...
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Software for making disk images? (Commercial or free)

What I need to do is create a standard image of a Windows machine with some various drivers and software pre-installed, and then use that image on any new machines I want to spin up. I saw a number of ...
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How to mount raw HDD image on Windows? [closed]

I tried OSFMount on a image of a SD card, but it doesn't detect its filesystem. Seems for me it requires a partition image, not drive image. Any other way?
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Make a browsable HDD copy under Windows

I need to clone a HDD and then be able to extract files from the image (it should be faster than copying files from that HDD). This HDD can contain errors, so cloning software should be able to ...