i have turned off system restore on my windows xp computer and i am using Macrium Reflect instead to make images of my drive.

I just have a few questions about this sort of thing.

In the case of a computer crash, instead of doing the usual windows system restore, how would I "upload" the image file? Im assuming all of this would be done in safe mode, and through Macrium Reflect?

Also, after BSOD, when you restart and are given the option to 'start in safe mode' or 'restore last known hardware configuration', where exactly is it getting the last known configuration file from? i guess my question is, is this the same as a system restore??

hope that makes sense
thanks everyone
no, i know how it works, im just trying to get the specifics
thanks smartass