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post #1 of 12
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Ok, well is there any way to just copy all the data I have right now onto another hard drive, windows included? I reallly dont want to have to reinstall things.
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post #2 of 12
can the files and settings transfer wizard do that?
download.com offers some copy software
search for "disk clone" or "copy harddrive" something like that

Nornton Ghost does that also
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post #3 of 12
Norton ghost will do it for you, i'm not sure if there is a freeware that does though. Ghost works very well though, we us it all the time at work.
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post #4 of 12
If you have access to ghost you can clone it.
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post #5 of 12
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Well if Ghost is not free then I cant use that, so..

#1 is Norton Ghost free?
#2 If Norton isnt free, what else can do it for me?
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post #6 of 12
http://www.download.com/Hard-Drive-U...ml?tag=lst-0-2
http://www.download.com/Drive2Drive/...ml?tag=lst-0-4

i dont know how well they works
but they have a pretty good rating
try the second one first
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post #7 of 12
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Drive 2 Drive requires Windows 95/98.
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post #8 of 12
i think the easiest thing to do would be to write an image of ur system onto a dvd and then reinstate the image onto the other drive.

norton ghost is not free. btw, check out the following. it works the same as the above proposal which is to image the drive.

http://www.thefreecountry.com/utilit...andimage.shtml
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post #9 of 12
Some HDD come with their own software that lets you copy a whole drive. I think Western Digital and Seagate has it.
Not bad at all...
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post #10 of 12
http://www.download.com/Acronis-Disk...l?tag=pdp_prod
download it
http://crackspider.net/search.shtml?...nis+10&x=0&y=0
try one of those

if your only gonna use it once..............
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