O&O DiskImage 12 Product manual

O&O DiskImage 12 
Force writing method

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Under Drive restoration/Restoration options/Advanced you can force a writing method. "Write to drive" is the default writing method used during restoration of images created with the "Used sector" or "Forensic" methods. "Write directly to disk" is the only writing method used during "Direct Forensic" cloning. You can, however, force a user-defined writing method.

  • Enable Force writing method and select the respective method.

Using the option Write to drive, data will be written to the drive with help from the operating system, and not from the offset to the disk.

With the option Write directly to disk, you can decide whether a restoration should be written directly to a disk, bypassing the file system driver. This function applies especially to encrypted disks and is required for restoring any disks that have been imaged using the direct forensic method.