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Old 12-08-2007, 06:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question How to install HDD image onto new HDD

To save time and not have to re-install XP, updates and numerous software, I want to create an image of an HDD, can you suggest best free software to do this?
After creating an image and removing original HDD, how do I go about installing this on a new HDD in same PC, does the image software cater for this?
If it helps I have a slave HDD with plenty of space.
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I use the version of ghost that's on digiwiz's mini PE, it really works well. You'll need a seperate HD to save the ghost image on.
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, but how do I go about installing this on a new unused HDD in same PC, after removal of original bootable HDD?
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Boot from the PE CD and restore it to the new drive.
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Using DriveImageXML also not bad.

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norton ghost is good too.
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