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MAJOR Disk Issues - Please Help!

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For some reason, I'm unable to restore a Windows 7 system image to the hard drive I want. Instead, the Windows System Restore tool restored the system image to what was supposed to me my backup hard drive. Now I'm stuck with a 1.5tb hard drive partitioned in two and a 750gb hard drive that's empty. When I go to recover the image to the 750gb drive, and excluded all other drives (i've got the image on a 640gb drive and i've got another 640gb drive that's empty), it won't let me do so.

This problem is increasingly irritating and I'm running out of patience.

Is anyone able to help me? I'd REALLY appreciate it.
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disconnect everything but the drive that you want to restore to and the drive with the image
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Originally Posted by railfan844;12067243 
disconnect everything but the drive that you want to restore to and the drive with the image

Thanks for the quick reply. Is that a fail-safe way to do it?
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