B&R 2012 didnot wipe partition during recovery

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by kenw, Nov 7, 2012.

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  1. kenw

    kenw Registered Member

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    I did a restore on my boot and C: drive. IT was supposed to wipe both partitions before restore. Don't know about the boot partition, but it didnot wipe
    my C: partition.

    I was restoring to remove Google Update ( which cannot be uninstalled) rather than manually remove it. The image was 4 days old and before Google Update got installed.

    When I looked at my C: drive the folder for Google Update was still there.

    Any ideas ?
     
  2. Paragon_Matt

    Paragon_Matt Paragon Moderator

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    Was this performed from recovery media?
     
  3. kenw

    kenw Registered Member

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    From Windows 7 I saw that it was not overwriting so I switched to the recovery cd and did a restore from my image file. Checked and the program was still there. I double checked the image file and it did not contain the Google program. I could not find an option to overwrite or not. According to the help file it's supposed to clear the partition and write the image.
     
  4. kenw

    kenw Registered Member

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    Paragon came back with their "cure". Delete the partitions first before restoring the image. Just what I did in the first place after I noticed the problem.

    Guess restore only works on a "clean" drive/partition.
     
  5. seekforever

    seekforever Registered Member

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    If that's the solution it is really a workaround. You were fortunate that you had something obvious to indicate it wasn't what you desired. Restoring the image should do just that, restore the image.

    I hope they issue a patch.
     
  6. Robin A.

    Robin A. Registered Member

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    Please clarify, is this about a file backup and restore? I think this cannot happen in a partition restore. A restore always overwrites the target partition, all the information in it is lost.
     
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