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post #1 of 10
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Need something to move all my stuff from C: onto another drive so I can boot off it, anyone know of a program that is fast? I have that data lifeguard but 3 hours and 5%... yeah.
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PartitionMagic? Or Acronis True Image or something?
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Lemme try them
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PartitionMagic is only good till XP.. I have vista.
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post #5 of 10
What you're looking for is Norton Ghost. Ghost allows you to boot off a CD and then copy one drive to another, even allows you to expand/shrink the source partition to fit entirely on the target drive. It's good stuff, and very popular software.

The target disk will look--and boot--like the source disk as far as the OS is concerned as well.
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by RulerOf View Post
What you're looking for is Norton Ghost. Ghost allows you to boot off a CD and then copy one drive to another, even allows you to expand/shrink the source partition to fit entirely on the target drive. It's good stuff, and very popular software.

The target disk will look--and boot--like the source disk as far as the OS is concerned as well.
No what you explained was PartitionMagic.......shrink/expand the Partition...... partition being the key word...
this is Ghost
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_(software)
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post #7 of 10
you can use the program that comes with your drive, or download it from their site.
post #8 of 10
Norton ghost will make an image for you
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Norton Ghost does not work on Vista (last I check). I left it on my system and it was rebooting the PC every few hours. I removed it and was once again stable.
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Norton Ghost does not work on Vista (last I check). I left it on my system and it was rebooting the PC every few hours. I removed it and was once again stable.
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