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Need Help With Cloning

By ZILDJMAN67
Jan 6, 2009
  1. Ok.. I have an OLD, and probably worst model Dell tower they ever made. Dimension 8250. It does not support USB boot up ect. I have a newer Dell Optiplex GX520 a friend gave me.

    Simply, I need to clone my Dimension to my new Optiplex. The problem is that I have no way to move the clone image to the new computer. The HDD are not compatible, not enough space on CD etc. I do have a 160GB USB External HDD I was hoping to use, but don't know how, or can't use it with the Dimension 8250... Any Ideas?
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    I'd plug the external USB drive into the computer as a secondary harddrive (if the USB external box can be opened - most are Sata drives inside; but you may need an adapter)

    Info on imaging software
    http://www.techspot.com/vb/post664079-2.html
     
  3. ZILDJMAN67

    ZILDJMAN67 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Is there a way to do it on the network between the two computers?
     
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