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Steps to use Drive Mirroring to get Windows 7 instant Backup
In this tutorial we deal with the application of drive mirroring in windows 7 and user should have the updated copy of the data and in case if any hard disk crash occurs the user may get the backup files.
The application of mirroring in Windows 7 will also be available in professional and disks more than two can hold the data and files will be kept in synchronise and user won’t loose the data if disk is failed.
The user has to make that application of mirror is technical solution for the backup of files and if the user looses the files from hard disks crash then he can get back the data from mirroring and its advanced technique of dynamic disks and user can read it with the Windows modern versions.
The user require single empty disk for the launch of disk mirroring and mirror existing disk can be seen by the user and data will not be lost in mirror drive.
Existing Drive Mirroring
The user has to type partitions in search menu in start box and option Create has to be clicked and hard disk partitions has to be formatted in the entry.
Simultaneously user has to disable the option search box and Win+R has to be clicked to open Run window and following command has to be typed
In the next step user can view the Disk Management Window and user who have already got that small disk should have the disk of same size for mirroring.
User has to make note that disk which already exists should be unallocated and user has to select Delete volume by right clicking on it which should be marked as unallocated.
Existing disk has to be right clicked and user has to mirror for which he is willing and option Add Mirror has to be selected.
Select the disk that you want to use to mirror the existing disk’s data and press Add Mirror.
The user will get warning that the process may change from the existing basic disk to the dynamic disk and data on disk will not be deleted in this process.
The disk which is newly created will be named as mirror and the data can be copied from the existing data to the new data.
In the next step there will be synchronization of data and data can be added to the existing data.
Launching of mirrored two drives
User can format the disk to mirrored copies if he is having new equal sized drives
The Disk management will be opened as mentioned above and user has to be sure that the drives are unallocated and then user has to right click and Delete volume has to be selected.
New volume has to be selected by right clicking on unallocated drives.
In the next step Wizard will pop up and user has to click next.
The user has to click on data which he wants to add to hold mirror data and has to click option ADD and many numbers of drives can be added and user has to click next.
In the next step user has to assign the drive letter and option next has to be clicked.
The user access is only allowed to file system of NTFS in Mirrored drives and user can enable and compress the file which he wants and then option next has to be clicked.
The drivers can be formatted by clicking finish.
The user will get a warning stating that the drives will be converted to dynamic disks.