Take a Drive Image from a USB external HD?

By RealBlackStuff
Sep 21, 2006
  1. If I take my laptop HD with NTFS out and put it in a USB-enclosure, then hook that up to my PC, can then my PC use DriveImage to take an image of that USB drive?
    And could I restore that image back onto the USB-drive?
    Anybody ever tried?
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,311   +52

    Absolutely. :)
  3. Vigilante

    Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,120

    Sounds like a fun experiment, my guess it would work fine too.
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 8,165

    Ta for the vote of confidence.
    Will give it a whirl.
  5. bpribadi

    bpribadi TS Rookie

    I use Acronis Drive Image 9.x, no problem with that. I only make image of OS partition.
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