I had a driver completely fail on me so I have to restore my computer from a system image backup. I used an installation DVD to run the Re-Image utility on there, but after 8 hours of "preparing the image" to be restored, it began restoring to my hard drive. After 12 hours there, it was 5-8% complete.
I figured I must have done something wrong or it started doing something wrong. So I installed a fresh copy of Win-7 and ran the utility from there. It's going at the same snail's pace.
I still think I must be doing something incorrectly – I don't see how it could possibly take so long, I could probably manually flip the on my hard drive and be done before that utility.
Am I doing this correctly or is there something else I should be doing?
In case my hardware is relevant:
- Win 7 64 bit
- Core i7
- 8 GB Ram
- 640GB Internal
- 1TB External connected via eSATA
- I had approximately 400GB of data on my computer before it crashed.