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Is there a good, free, program that I could use to clone a hard drive? I'm currently using a 75GB Western Digital Raptor as my data and I want to clone it so I could replace it with a 750GB Western Digital Caviar Black.
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Dr Data Backup is a great program, my friend wrecked his drive and couldn't reinstall Windows so i used it to duplicate a new installation of Windows off another drive and it worked a treat.

For some reason i couldn't find a link to it so i've uploaded it on my media fire account

http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?l6dqa34v99dvpn1
    
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Dr Data Backup is a great program, my friend wrecked his drive and couldn't reinstall Windows so i used it to duplicate a new installation of Windows off another drive and it worked a treat.

For some reason i couldn't find a link to it so i've uploaded it on my media fire account

http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?l6dqa34v99dvpn1
Thank you, I'll go give it a shot. :]
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Clonezilla is the easiest, quickest, and overall best disk cloning software you can get and it's free.
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