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With Acronis home edition, can I do the following scenario:

I have 5 identical PC's.

I install windows, drivers, programs on one of them.

I take the hard drives from the 4 other identical PC's, and plug them in one by one and clone the HDD's from the original one.

I put those 4 HDD's in their respective machines and they work normally.

Do I have this right?

Thanks,
-Sawx
    
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Yes you´ll be fine.
Just make sure you clone each drive from the original drive, don´t clone a clone.
I´ve had issues with 3rd gen clones and so have others using Acronis.
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You can, but why? if you have an external drive just make an image and it's boot disk then bang it to the other drives.

If you don't, then do use the first clone in each one.
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With Acronis home edition, can I do the following scenario:

I have 5 identical PC's.

I install windows, drivers, programs on one of them.

I take the hard drives from the 4 other identical PC's, and plug them in one by one and clone the HDD's from the original one.

I put those 4 HDD's in their respective machines and they work normally.

Do I have this right?

Thanks,
-Sawx
Yes, it is going to work. You just need to make sure that you are not violating your OS license. Enjoy your cloning. I have been using Acronis for 3 years now and it is really great.
    
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