I do not really understand the article you gave me the link to..... but I guess the general message is that we cannot do what was planned. You only mention the problem with Acronis..... would this have been the same if I had used Macrium Reflect, do you think?
You really have absolutely no need to apologise to me: you cannot know everything, any more than I can. I am actually not even the tiniest bit upset about this..... it was an interesting process, even if it has failed! I believe that most things in life happen to teach us something... and I have definitely learned an awful lot on my long journey here!
The good thing is that my computer is no worse off than when we started trying to do this..... and at least I did not succeed in blowing the computer up! And..... amazingly... the printer is still working too (I might have been a bit upset if the cloning process had stopped that working!)
Once again, thank you so much for all the time and effort you have spent helping me.
Edited by Channeal, 07 June 2014 - 10:16 AM.