Need help applying a hard disk image in windows 2k pro

By GameJunkie72792
Mar 5, 2007
  1. i have a backed up hdd image, i want to restore it to my secondary hdd, the image is 6gigs and the hdd is 40gigs. how would i do this? its just a regular .img file, and when im done i want it to restore the image and also have the rest of the 40 gig hdd open for use.

    any help would be appreciated


    quick edit: the file was made with the dd linux command
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You can use Linux and dd no problem :) Just boot Knoppix and dd away.

    Other than that, the only thing that is remotely suitable for disk editing in WIndows is the dskprobe utiliy in the support tools pack. This allows you do edit hard drives directly.
  3. GameJunkie72792

    GameJunkie72792 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 274

    cool thank i used knoppix and it worked awesome!
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