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Clonezilla Capture Image using Bootable USB

In this post, we created a bootable Clonezilla USB. Now let's capture a Windows image.


 

Boot into the USB, Clonezilla, select the first option.

 

Select your language

 

Select keyboard layout

 

Select mode: Start Clonezilla Start Clonzilla

 

We are going to select "device-image work with disks or partitions using images". This option will allow us to save the image on the USB Storage partition.

 

Select "local_dev Use local device (E.g. : hard drive, USB drive)"

 

Press Enter to start scanning for USB devices.

 

Clonezilla detected my USB

 

Select the partition where you want to save your image. I am selecting the NTFS Storage partition on the USB.

 

We need to tell Clonzilla what directory is for Clonezilla images, Press Tab and Press Enter on Done

 

Clonezilla will mount the partition


 

Select "Beginner Beginner mode: Accept the default options"

 

Select "savedisk Save_local_disk_as_an_image"

 

Set the name of your image.

 

Select the local disk that is the source.

 

Select the compression option, I selected "-zip Use parallel gzip compression, for multicore/CPU"

 

Select "-sfsck Skip checking/repairing source file system"

 

Select "Yes, check the saved image" to check if the image is restorable. If will take longer to take the image or you can just select "-scs No, skip checking the saved image" to skip the check.

 

Select if you want to encrypt the image, I selected "-senc Not to encrypt the image"

 

Select the action you want to happen after the image is done capturing. I selected "-p poweroff Shutdown"

 

Clonezilla will output everything as a command if you need to re-run.

 

Clonezilla will ask if you are sure you want to continue, type y and press enter.

 

Clonezilla will now start capturing the image.

 

Here is what the image looks like once your done capturing.


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