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This article explains how to run DiskRestore from the v7 Windows PE rescue environment. DiskRestore provides an alternative method to restore disk images when running Windows PE.

The normal Macrium Reflect restore process is a partition based restore. This enables control over partition size and placement. This flexibility comes at a cost and the restore wizard can seem overly complex for some restore tasks. With DiskRestore you can restore partitions to the same offset and length with a couple of clicks.

DiskRestore will also allow continuation of restore if a corruption error is detected in the source image file.

To start DiskRestore

1. Click the Dos command prompt button on the Windows PE task bar.

2. In the command Windows that opens type  (in quotes):

3. DiskRestore will start and the restore dialog will be shown:

4. Click the '...' button to choose your image file, select the partitions to restore, select the target disk and click 'Restore'

DiskRestore command line options