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Old April 21, 2010, 01:54 PM
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Default Moving to a new hard drive.

Hi, since i got my new HDD working i am planing to use it as my main HDD and replace the smaller one but how do i do this? I am trying to move my Windows installed HDD to my new one without any reinstalling.
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Old April 21, 2010, 02:12 PM
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If its a seagate you can use seagate disk wizard to clone the disk.

Or you could use a free app like gparted to clone the disk making a copy of it.
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Old April 21, 2010, 07:37 PM
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acronis does this very well.
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Old April 23, 2010, 09:32 AM
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Don't know much about free solutions for disk cloning, but I've always used Norton Ghost to clone drives with great success. Even moving to different hardware platforms, which just required a repair installation of windows after the cloning to get the system to boot up and have everything still there the same as it was on the old platform :)
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