Disk Actions

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This chapter explains how to perform  disk actions. Each action starts from the Action Selection panel.

Changing the program language

You may select the language of R-Drive Image panels . To do so, click the About button and select the required language using the Language button on the About R-Drive Image dialog box.

To start a required action, select

Create an Image to start creating an image of a partition, logical disk, or entire hard drive

Restore from an Image to start restoring data from an image

Copy Disk to Disk to make an exact copy of one disk on another

Connect an Image as a Virtual Logical Disk to start connecting an image as a read-only virtual disk

Disconnect Virtual Logical Disks to start disconnecting virtual logical disks

Check an Image File to check an existing image file


The RAIDs, and Various Disk and Volume Managers chapter explains how to perform disk actions with various compound volumes such as:

Windows Software RAIDs, Spanned, and Other Volumes

Windows Storage Spaces


Linux Logical Volume Manager Volumes


The Startup Version chapter explains how to perform disk actions using the R-Drive Image Startup Version such as:

Create Startup Disk

Restoring Data to a System or Other Locked Disk

Support for Various Disk Partition Schemes and File Systems

Disk to Disk Copy Using the Startup Disks


The Scheduled Actions, Command Line Operations, and Scripting chapter explains how to start disk actions automatically at scheduled times/events and create scripts that can be performed from a command line.

Scheduler and Unattended Actions

Scripting and Command Line Operations

Backup sets


The Technical Information chapter gives technical information on

Creating consistent point-in-time backups

Support for Various non-MBR/GPT Partition Layouts

Supported CD and DVD Recorders

List of Hardware Devices Supported in the Startup Mode


The R-Drive Image OEM kit chapter explains how computer system integrators can create system recovery disks for their systems

Create a Master Image

Create Startup Media


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