Re: ASUS windows 7 backup to usb drive
You would not need a separate partition. When you create the VHD (Image file) it will create a directory like this:
Then, when you want to restore the Windows VHD file, you can pop in any Windows Vista/7 installation disc and then press F8 at the "Install Now" screen. Select Restore Computer from system image and it should detect the image file granted it's on an attached USB device.
Edit: After creating the Windows Image File, you will also get the option to create an "System repair disc" which can thus be used to restore your image.
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