Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

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Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby wblhornet » Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:16 am

Hello Forum,

i've a problem after upgrading from Version 3.21 to 3.22:
The Image of my Backup is extremely large after upgrading.
The Imagesize with Version 3.21 ist around 70GBytes.
The Imagesize with Version 3.22 ist around 160GBytes.

Both Images are a full Backup.
I'm using VSS and all Harddisks are encrypted with Bitlocker.
This is the command Line for the Backup:
imagew64.exe /b /uy /d:w0 /f:"f:\Backup Images\Stefan\WingZero" /logfile:"f:\Backup Images\Stefan\WingZero.txt" /v /hash:0

Is this a Bug or is my command Line wrong?

Best Regards
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby wat0114 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:49 pm

Hi, I am encountering the same issue after upgrading to v3.22. I will copy/paste my post from Wilderssecurity forum:

I don't know what's going on with this program. I'm using the latest v3.22 and no matter what settings I chose and no matter whether I run a "Full" backup within Windows or from the recovery pen drive, it creates the largest file size possible, resulting in a ~6.5 hour backup! It backed up successfully but the time it took was unacceptable.Attached is my drive layout, and when I chose to backup the C: drive IFW creates a 267 GB backup. I use the defaults Enhanced Speed-A compression and maximum file size options, plus Validate. If I don't chose Validate the backup would take just over 3 hours. Still way longer than it should take.

I've selected both Faster changes only backups and Metadata Hash files., and I also tried one or the other of these latter options, and finally neither of them, but it still results in a 267 GB backup. Even when I tried to run a Changes only backup it still wants to create a 267 GB file size with predicted time remaining of 6.5 hours. I've suspended Bitlocker then booted into the RE pen drive and it still shows the full partition size. The partition is showing 0% fragmentation, I ran sfcscannow, chkdsk c: /f/r and no problems to speak of. The laptop is a practically brand new Lenovo E580, 4GB RAM, running Windows 10 Pro. I'm completely out of ideas.

The partition is Bitlocker encrypted. Thanks for any help that can be provided.
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby Brian K » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:33 pm

Another member in the Wilders security forum has noticed very large backups since upgrading to IFW 3.22. FWIW, my backups are fine.
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby TeraByte Support » Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:26 am

regression is confirmed, will release a update later since it only
affects IFW.


"wblhornet" wrote in message news:15689@public.image...

Hello Forum,

i've a problem after upgrading from Version 3.21 to 3.22:
The Image of my Backup is extremely large after upgrading.
The Imagesize with Version 3.21 ist around 70GBytes.
The Imagesize with Version 3.22 ist around 160GBytes.

Both Images are a full Backup.
I'm using VSS and all Harddisks are encrypted with Bitlocker.
This is the command Line for the Backup:
imagew64.exe /b /uy /d:w0 /f:"f:\Backup Images\Stefan\WingZero"
/logfile:"f:\Backup Images\Stefan\WingZero.txt" /v /hash:0

Is this a Bug or is my command Line wrong?

Best Regards
Last edited by TeraByte Support on Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:08 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: remove version number
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby Mr.X » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:06 am

Great! Thank you so much.

Please take this post into account: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2917
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby Bob Coleman » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:05 pm

Just curious. Why are people using Wilders security forum for this?
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby TeraByte Support » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:10 pm

the update to deal with the regression is now available to download.

"Mr.X" wrote in message news:15708@public.image...

Great! Thank you so much.

Please take this post into account:

[
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2917
](https://www.terabyteunlimited.com/ucf/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2917)


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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby wat0114 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:01 pm

Thank you @Terrabyte Support. I can confirm v3.22a works as expected, after I ran a full backup and validation in about 32 minutes. File size is 15.9 GB from 31.2 GB space used on my 256 GB Windows 10 partition.

EDIT

sorry to have to report this, but the excessive large file size occurs when using the RE Flash drive. I re-created the RE Flash drive using v3.22a.
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby Mr.X » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:28 pm

[quote]wat0114 wrote:
sorry to have to report this, but the excessive large file size occurs when using the RE Flash drive. I re-created the RE Flash drive using v3.22a.[/quote]

What is RE?
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Re: Image Size Increase after Upgrading to 3.22

Postby wat0114 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:39 pm

[quote]Mr.X wrote:
>
> What is RE?[/quote]

It is the Recovery Environment using the IFW Recovery Boot Disk.
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