How do I clone a hard drive?

By vegasgmc ยท 5 replies
Sep 30, 2010
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  1. I have a Compaq laptop and I want to upgrade to a larger hard drive but my Restore Disks wont work when the new drive is in. The old drive has 2 partitions- the Windows partition and a Restore partition. I cant figure out how to transfer these to the new drive. I tried Drive Image but it just creates a backup image on the new drive.
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

  3. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    Acronis True Image is another excellent program.
  4. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    ^yep, i use TrueImage Home 2010 all the time with my drives and it works excellent. it's also supports Windows 7
  5. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,377

    Im using 64bit Vista and Easus only has a non-functional demo for 64bit. Is there a free version of True Image?
  6. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

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