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post #1 of 6
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Hi guys,

I have dual boot in my mackbook ( max os 10.6.4 + windows 7) . Just got me a new hard drive same size as the one in the machine now but 7500RPM hybrid. Question is how or which tool do I have to use to copy all data from old drive to the new one . can carbon copy cloner will copy all including the windodws partition ? or it just only copy OS x part ? I really dont want to spend like a day to reinstall all the os and the application that I need.
please help if anyone know how.

thanks
post #2 of 6
i forget how carbon copy works since i haven't used it for a while, but if you carbon copy the HDD disk to another disk it'll work. i've done that before

If you CC each partition at a time. im not sure of.

I would just use DD and DD the source disk to the other disk. <-- this i know will work
Edited by this n00b again - 12/17/10 at 2:49pm
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wat is DD ? sorry I don't use much application beside what I need for my work. the Carbon copy cloner I just know few days ago over google search.
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i would bet dd and cc are pretty much clones.

can you try to CC the original hdd to the new hdd? I think you can because i did that twice before.

Get may be like an external enclosure and stick the new hdd in that enclosure.

then use CC to clone your current hdd to the new one.

it should work.

DD: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dd_%28Unix%29
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Yeah I clone few time using CCC but by that time , I only have Mac OS on it. Now I have Mac and Windows so I wonder if it can recognized and copy the windows partition over or just only the Mac OS part. Will try that after work
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I have used SuperDuper! + WinClone with success.
 
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