Adding Info to Macrium Reflect Differential Image

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by TerryWood, Jul 19, 2015.

  1. TerryWood

    TerryWood Registered Member

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    Hi all

    I am using Mac Reflect Free and am getting to grips with making a Differential Image. I cannot seem to find a way to add information to the image to explain what the Diff. Image represents. You can add information on a Full Backup, but not as far as I can see to a differential.

    Any help gratefully received.

    Thanks

    Terry
     
  2. MerleOne

    MerleOne Registered Member

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    You mean the comment ? I would advise to add manually a simple txt file with the comments in the folder where the image files are. Not elegant but it works...
     
  3. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    There is a simple way to do it with paid, but I don't know if it works with the free version.
     
  4. brihy1

    brihy1 Registered Member

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    Peter2150,can you explain how to add a comment to a differential?I have the paid version and would like to know how to do this.
     
  5. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Several ways.

    1. If you don't use definition files, initiate the backup and select advance options. There click comments and add your comments.

    2. If you do use definition files, highlight one of them and select run. Under run select prompt and there you can set comments as well as backup type

    3. If you have definition files, right click on it, select create desktop shortcut, and for backup type select prompt.. Then when you double click that icon, you will be prompted and then you can add comments and select backup type.


    Pete
     
  6. brihy1

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    Thanks for the info much appreciated

     
  7. brihy1

    brihy1 Registered Member

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    I dont use definition files and when i open macrium and go to the 1st full backup its says create differential-when i click on that the differential backup starts and theres no option for advanced settings,so no way to add a comment?
     
  8. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Why don't you try the definition files. Once you catch on you will wonder why you never did.
     
  9. brihy1

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    I just never used them i guess,but ill try it out if thats how i can add a comment to backups,thanks

     
  10. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Once you use them, and then set a shortcut to run by just double clicking on them you won't look back.
     
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