Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Need help with your computer or device? Want to learn new tech skills? You're in the right place!
Geeks to Go is a friendly community of tech experts who can solve any problem you have. Just create a free account and post your question. Our volunteers will reply quickly and guide you through the steps. Don't let tech troubles stop you. Join Geeks to Go now and get the support you need!

How it Works Create Account

Volume # change OS stay same hard drive change transfer programs and s

  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
Okay, here is the problem, my new HP uses all the volumes on a drive, from the factory, System, HP Tools, HP Recovery and C Dr. for OS and programs. I need 3 volumes for what I do. Many programs will not work with dynamic disks, so I want to stay with basic. All the backup programs I try will backup C and the Volumes containing system and Hp tools, thus when I restore the backup it is the same as before. So I have to reload Win 7 from a retail disk to get around this. I will remove the original drive, load retail windows on replacement drive. I will have the same program for OS as before but with only one volume that I can divide later. My Question is, how do I transfer all my programs with thier settings from the original drive to the new so that I don't have to reload everything from scratch? Thanks in advance for any help

  • 0


Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP