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Old November 28, 2009, 05:08 PM
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What would you suggest is a good hd ghosting/imaging software? What I would like to do is ghost my current HD that has my OS and other software on it, to a bigger HD. I was wondering what some of you might use.

The last time I used a HD imaging software was in college and I used Norton Ghost.
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Old November 28, 2009, 05:24 PM
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Acronis True Image.
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Old November 28, 2009, 05:28 PM
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IF you have a seagate HDD...download their free imaging program, its a cut down version of Acronis. Same goes for WD.

Other than that buy Acronis True Image Home. Fairly cheap and is good kit. I use it all the time :)
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Old November 28, 2009, 05:46 PM
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Thanks guys :)
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"The peppers fired a warning shot. Some were so loud and echoing that I was later told a few folks in
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Old November 29, 2009, 05:56 AM
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Another vote for acronis true image, although I haven't been able to figure out how to put an image on a drive thats a different size then the original :( but it claims its possible....instructions might help lol
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As long as the destination drive is larger than the size of the data in the image, you should have no problem doing that.
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Anyone know of a mobile program (one I can install onto a usb stick) to do the same thing?
I fix a lot of friends computers, and to be honest it would be easier to have a mobile program then to install, use it, and uninstall so they dont mess anything up.
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Anyone know of a mobile program (one I can install onto a usb stick) to do the same thing?
I fix a lot of friends computers, and to be honest it would be easier to have a mobile program then to install, use it, and uninstall so they dont mess anything up.
here you go :


Clonezilla


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Old December 1, 2009, 01:48 AM
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here you go :


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This makes my life much easier... Thank you
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Yeah, clonezilla does the job if you know a bit what you are doing. The last time I used it (version 1.1.39 if I remember correctly; a couple of months ago), the documentation was rather on the poor side, but it looks like it got a bit better... I might have to retry it, just to see.
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