Just a quick question folksIf i take a complete image of my 500GB (only 20GB used)hard drive can i then transfer the image over to my new 74GB Raptor drive?Thannks in advance guys
If you mean 740GB,Yes use Clone Disk
You can also restore an Acronis "image" file to a different hard drive.
Yes its a 74GB Raptor 10,000 RPM
Yes! Yes, you can put the 500GB image on the smaller 74GB Raptor. Depending on the version of Acronis, you should be offered the "image resize" option, or it'll detect the need automatically. You can also image the files, not the disk, and it'll do the same.Expanding the image may take longer if size is changed - up to three times as long in some cases I've found, so don't be deterred if it is slow.So long as the actual used portion is smaller than the new drive, it'll work. Good old Acronis!!
Many thanks for thatIts Acronis True Image Home 10 I make back ups all the time and when things go wrong i just re-image an old one onto my 500GB drive. Now i have the 74GB raptor i didnt want to go throught the rigmoral of having to install windows again.So its a big yes then from you guys?
A big to small yes, yes it is! :0)
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