In this article, we will learn how to download and install Macrium Reflect 7 backup software on Windows operating systems

Macrium Reflect is a backup software for the Microsoft Windows operating system developed by Paramount Software UK Ltd in 2006.

It provides a free and paid version of backup software, it is one of the most powerful disk cloning and data backup software available.

The free version is available for both personal and commercial use. The user interfaces are a little bit difficult to use, but once you are familiar with them, they are easy to use. It supports both MBR and GTP disk formats.

Key Features of Macrium Reflect 7

  • Free for personal and commercial use.
  • Lots of brilliant features are available for free.
  • Very good disk imaging and cloning
  • Good image compression options
  • Restore non-bootable system
  • Alternative backup location

System Requirements

Hardware Requirement

Memory: 512MB minimum and 1GB recommended

CPU: 500MHz or faster

Hard disk Space: 1GB or most is better

Supported File Systems

FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, and Ext 2,3,4 file systems

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP Service Pack 3 or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 or later.

Install Macrium Reflect 7

Visit the below link to download the Macrium Reflect 7 Home Edition. The latest version available is Macrium Reflect 8. Installation of versions 7 and 8 are similar.


How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

Select “I need a personal free license” and click Continue. You will get the license key in your email address. Save it for later use.

How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

Run the downloaded setup file.

Select Maricum Reflect software to download “Free” from the drop-down menu. The user can change the download location, but it’s best to leave it by default, then click Download. It will download the complete software.

How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

After downloading the complete software, run the setup file.

How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

Click Next to extract the setup file, and the welcome page will appear.

How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

At the Welcome window, click Next.

How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

Select “I accept the terms in the License Agreement” and then click Next.

How to Install Macrium Reflect 7

Enter your license key and select “Home” under the free edition, and then click Next.

Select “Register this installation of Maricum Reflect”, enter your email address and registration code to register your free copy of Macrium Reflect and then click Next.

On the Custom Setup page, select “Install Desktop Shortcut”, and then click Next.

Click Next.

Select “Launch now” if you want to launch the software now and click Finish.

Update Marcium Reflect 7

It’s recommended to check for the latest update after installing the backup software.

Open Macrium Reflect 7 backup software and click Download.

If there are any updates available, it will ask you to download them. Click Download.

Click Start.

Patched successfully, click Finish.

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Macrium Reflect 7 is a free backup, disk imaging, and cloning software for personal and commercial use. This is some of the most powerful disk cloning and imaging software. In this blog post, we learned how to download and install Macrium Reflect 7 backup software.

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By Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan works as a system administrator with more than 12 years of experience in information technology. He would like to share the knowledge with others that he has gained during his working experience.

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