Upgarding hard drive on laptop

  hunts 13:07 12 Feb 2008
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I intend upgrading my dard drive on my Compaq M700. How can I ensure that I do not lose the information on the existing hard drive. In other words how can I transfer details from the old hard drive to the new one?
Many thanks

  computerboy1000 13:10 12 Feb 2008

clone it

  Totally-braindead 13:31 12 Feb 2008

Theres a program called XXXL Clone I think it is or something similar that is free but I have never used it so don't know how well it works but do have 2 options that do work.

Either buy Acronis Drive Image, about £20 from Amazon or buy a Seagate hard drive and download the Seatools which allow you to backup an entire hard drive onto a new Seagate drive and is free. Also worth mentioning perhaps is that Acronis also wrote the Seagate software.

  hunts 17:51 17 Feb 2008

Thanks to you both. I've ordered Acronis True Image 11 from Amazon and hopefully that does the trick.

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