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Cassandra
Posted: February 28th, 2011, 10:58am Report to Moderator
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Hi!

How does the the version of WinRescue on XP Recovery CD know to which disks and folders to restore the registry, booting files, etc.?

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Posted: March 2nd, 2011, 8:53am Report to Moderator
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   When those things are backed up by WinRescue, WinRescue records which drive they come from.  When XP Recovery CD restores them, it looks at the WinRescue records to find out which drive to restore to.
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Cassandra
Posted: March 6th, 2011, 1:12am Report to Moderator
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Please don't be annoyed by my nuisance questions.  It's not just idle curiosity, and will all be explained, if anyone's interested.

Do you mean that the Windows version of WinRescue on the CD first tries to find the restore target in registry.daz, and the DOS version would use the values in resray.ini?

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Ray
Posted: March 7th, 2011, 11:05am Report to Moderator
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   The CD does not have the Windows version of WinRescue, it has its own rescue program that is compatible with WinRescue.
   I believe the target information is stored in the resray.ini file.  If you can't get it to restore them to the correct place, you can use the Extractor to restore them and specify the target.
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