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Old July 20, 2010, 09:43 PM
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Just want to know what a good disc imaging software is that I can get for free on the internet.
And also is there any difference if I'm imaging an SSD to a normal drive?
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Old July 21, 2010, 05:51 AM
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What kind of HDD are you using? If you are using Western Digital, they have the Acronis True Image WD Edition Software which is what I use. It's one of the best around.
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Old July 21, 2010, 07:19 AM
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I would also throw in the free version of Macrium Reflect (http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.asp) as a very good example of disc imaging software.

Paragon Backup & Recovery is also available. I couldn't get the emergency boot disc it creates to work with my system though but it just may be my setup.
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Old July 21, 2010, 01:00 PM
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I have 2 seagate 500gig in RAID 0 as my old operating system drives that I want to image to a 500 gig caviar green for backup. I have purchased a patriot inferno SSD which is now my current OS drive. And once I'm sure I don't need anything from my old OS disk I want to be imaging from my SSD to the green for backup. The seagates are going to be formatted and used in another computer.

Not sure if I'll have any problems with different drive brands, SSD or Raid 0??
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Old July 21, 2010, 05:00 PM
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I use partimage which is linux based. But, according to its web site, it can save windows partition images as well. It is free and easy to use (my linux experience), and it compressed the image so file size is small. Have a look at it web site:
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