How do you clone a harddrive!

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  1. Mad-Man

    Mad-Man Master Guru

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    I have a friend that has a HP destop PC and she just bought a bigger harddrive for her computer but I don't know how to clone here old 40Gig to put in the 320Gig she just bought. I'm wanting to move everything from the older to the newer harddrive which includes all programs, microsoft updates, saved game files etc. So it there some a way to do that or not. Thanks.
     
  2. hallryu

    hallryu Don Altobello

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    Just grab any of the free HD cloning programs available. Obviously you want to format the new drive as a Primary par****on as well!
     
  3. Mad-Man

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    thanks for the info!
     
  4. main_shoby

    main_shoby Maha Guru

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    cough .. Norton Ghost for drive close ... used that one alot .
     

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    Pill Monster Banned

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    Yeah I reckon Ghost is the best one, but I think it only comes on 0.8 which is pretty old. (could be wrong).

    I've also used CloneXXL which is easy to use and free.
     
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    MrN Active Member

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    Clonezilla is free and very powerful.
    http://clonezilla.org/
    It is not very user friendly like Acronis True image is.
    But, it is free and it can do anything any cloning or imaging tool can do.
    It can image any OS like XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Linux.
     
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    urmysin Master Guru

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    I like Acronis True image it :rock: ROCKS! :rock:
     
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    chispy Ancient Guru

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    I second that , the best cloning software i have ever used.
     
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    chispy Ancient Guru

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    Acronis free trial 15 days , Free to use 15 days :)


    http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/download/trueimage/
     
  10. Mad-Man

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    Thanks.
     

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    Norton Ghost 14.0 (2009)
     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009
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    Thanks.
     

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