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PVR hard disk change

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I often work on DVR's and a hard disk upgrade is a fairly straightforward task.
I use Norton Ghost to copy the existing drive onto the new one.

So when i recently bought a Sharp PVR i expected the same process would allow me to upgrade from a 160gb HD to a 400gb HD.

However, i have hit a snag:

I have interrogated the existing drive ( samsung HD161HJ ) to find 3 healthy partitions in disk management. The problem is that the file system is not listed ( i was expecting to see FAT32) so i don't know how to format the new drive. I am guessing that Sharp use a proprietry file system that XP does not recognise.

Maybe if i blagged a laptop from work running Linux i might have more luck?

Any ideas??
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If you clone the contents over it doesn't matter what file system it is as that'll go over with it with Norton Ghost. You don't need to prepare the drive in any way if you Ghost to it.
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