i'm creating a system image using the Win7 utility. It says it may need "up to 215GB." I'm sure it's because I have executables on my N: drive (separate disc from C: drive) that I've dragged to the taskbar (like CPU-Z, RealTemp). Also a directory of fonts on N:. So when I try to create a system image Windows wants to backup N: as well as C: (my C: drive, a 128G c300 is only 1/2 full).
If it was just the 2 programs on N: I wouldn't have a problem. But I have 22 programs on my taskbar. Some I'm quite sure only reside on C: but others I just don't know. How do I find out? I don't want to trash the taskbar config unless there's no other way.
Let me ask this: If I install a program or a font from N:, i.e. running the Setup.exe from N: (or using the context-menu "Install" in the case of a font), once it's installed neither the program/font nor the OS ever needs to look at N: again. Is that right? On the other hand an .exe file that sits on N: and is dragged to the taskbar...in that case the OS does look at N: each time that program runs - have I got that right?
So how do I locate the actual files for programs on the taskbar, eliminate or move the ones on N:\ and get Window's system image to only backup the C:\ drive?
Last edited by canoli
on Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:54 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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