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Laptop Transfer of Current Hard Drive to New Hard Drive


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tigger3370

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Hi. I'm buying a new 320 GB hard drive to replace my current 80 GB hard drive. My current drive has a c: and d: partition. I understand that I need to clone my old drive to the new drive. Do I have to clone each partition separately and do I have to put two partitions on the new drive? I downloaded DriveImage to do the cloning once I get the drive. Any help would be appreciated. (BTW, I have XP on a HP Pailion and I have no OS disks.)

Thanks,
Jason

Edited by tigger3370, 30 August 2009 - 02:02 PM.

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The Skeptic

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Format the new drive and run the clonning. See what the results are. I can't give you any better advice at the moment but I can assure you that this is what I would have done. There is no danger whatsoever as long as you follow the instructions carefully. If not successful then you can always reformat the cloned disk.
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