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Replacing my hard drive and keeping the operating system

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David Neville-Ross

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Hi Guys. I have a small problem. I have a pentium three and I want to replace my 20gig hardrive with an 80 gig harddrive. Problem is I want to keep my Windows 2000 operating system but I have lost my CD. Is there a way I can hook up both hard drives in tandem and transfer the operating system over to the new hard drive???Thanks guys
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go to acronis, download the trial version of true image workstation, install it on 20gb drive. Insert 80 gb drive. Clone the drive from 20 to 80 (while you are at it, increase the partition drive to the full size of the drive)

Shut down

Remove 20gb

Insert 80 as master

start the pc

(you can even download the manual for complete instructions)

Works like a charm
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