Confessions of a freeware junkie: Windows Cloning & Imaging Tool: Microsoft AIK/ImageX: "What s this I see from the dark tower of Microsoft? A free imaging tool? Microsoft has released an Automated Installation Kit for Vista or AIK for short, which includes among other things, a drive imaging component, called ImageX .
The gargantuan kit a BIG download at ~990Mb is geared towards deploying Vista in a business environment replacing RIS , but the real beauty? You can use the ImageX component to create deployment images of Win 2000, XP , and Server 2003 as well..."