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Alright, so I have never been able to successfully make an image of an operating system and put an exact copy of it onto another hard drive. My friend is getting a computer upgrade as his christmas present, and I want to switch him over to an SSD. He is running Vista 64-bit, yeah I know vista.. but he has never had an issue with it. Anyways, how exactly would I go about doing this? I'm assuming I have to install Vista first on the SSD and then somehow put the exact image over top of the installation.

Anyways, any help is appreciated.. thanks.
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You can use Acronis True Image. It's recommended that you reinstall if you're going to an SSD though.
    
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You can use Acronis True Image. It's recommended that you reinstall if you're going to an SSD though.
I've tried that program before, never been able to get it to work correctly. Yeah I think a reinstall would be great too, but may be too much work to get all of his stuff reinstalled. Oh well :/
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Use it...just clone one hdd to another,it works fine
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