Macrium Re-Deploy advice

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by djg05, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. djg05

    djg05 Registered Member

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    I am building a new m/c to replace my current one. I was going to install Win 8 fresh but then noticed that Macrium has a re deploy feature and was wondering if was worth going down that road.

    The new m/c is substantially different - AMD to Intel to name but one.

    Any thoughts please (I do know about trasferring my licence across)

    Thanks
     
  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    I'd install from scratch. Once you restore with the deploy, you will still have a lot of work to do with drivers etc. Clean install is the best way in the long run.

    Pete
     
  3. ssbtech

    ssbtech Registered Member

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    Indeed, a new PC is a good time to clean things up with a fresh install.

    That being said, last summer I went from an AMD Phenom 9650 (about 5.5 years old) to an Intel Core i5-4460 using Macrium Redeploy. Yes I had to fiddle with a few drivers, but on the whole it saved me a ton of time as I didn't have to reinstall everything. I was surprised switching from AMD to Intel worked so well.
     
  4. djg05

    djg05 Registered Member

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    Thanks for the info. I was tending towards a fresh install but wondered about the deploy. Think I will go clean.
     
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