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 Post subject: Thanks!
PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:16 pm 
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Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: How to create exact copy of entire drive
PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:14 pm 
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Easy answer is to just keep the hard drive. Your going to need one either way.

Harder way is to make an image of the drive and put it on an external drive. TrueImage is a good program but any free image software (google hard drive image software) will probably do.


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 Post subject: Re: How to create exact copy of entire drive
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:49 am 
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Acronis is my weapon of choice for this. The boot CD that the program creates does picture perfect images that you can restore on another HD, even one of a different size. It will adjust the image accordingly.


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 Post subject: Re: How to create exact copy of entire drive
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As already been suggested, Acronis True Image is the way to go if you like to pay. But if you like free, then Macrium Reflect is another weapon for a bit to bit and byte to byte mirrored image. But if like me, you like free and open source, then CloneZilla is the third option.


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 Post subject: Re: Thanks!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:53 pm 
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Thanks for deleting your original post rather then making a new one, so others with the same question never find your answer :evil:


Isn't there a forum etiquette page on Wikipedia?


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