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Windows Disk CLoning moving to new SSD

Discussion in 'Software' started by MSHunter, 4 Nov 2012.

  1. MSHunter

    MSHunter Minimodder

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    what is the best free disk cloner for Windows drives? (copying OS files)

    Got a new Samsung 830 256GB to replace my (old) Vertyex 3 Max IOPS 120GB.
    I really do not want to reinstall windows again especially as my win7 is an upgrade.
     
  2. craigp84

    craigp84 What's a Dremel?

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    The free version of the Acronis disk imaging product from seagate is a good quality product. It handled a tricky failure for me very intelligently and generally strikes me as good quality software - rare these days!

    http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/discwizard/
     
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  3. MSHunter

    MSHunter Minimodder

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    yeah no seagate drives so not able to use that one. refuses to install.
     
  4. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    I'm looking to do this soon, so had did a quick bit of research. I seems to me that if you're going to a larger drive http://clonezilla.org/ is the way to go (or rather "a way to go").
     
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  5. RichCreedy

    RichCreedy Hey What Who

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    I use HDClone even used it to clone ps3 hd to a larger one
     
  6. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    It's if you're cloning to a smaller drive you have a problem with most of the cloning software that's why I use Acronis not free but the best
     

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