Cloning a hard drive

  Thomas More 14:20 27 Aug 2003

I want to transfer an exact copy of one hard drive to another in the same machine before the first hard drive fails, and to save re-installing everything. Can anybody suggest a reasonably cheap program that will do that? I am using XP Home edition. Many thanks in anticipation.

  mixtrix 14:21 27 Aug 2003

You can either try Norton Ghost 2003 or Powerquest Drive Image 2003.

  pj123 14:25 27 Aug 2003

Download xxcopy from click here

  Blitzer 19:42 27 Aug 2003

I recently purchased a pair of new HD's and Ghost 2003 for back up purposes. Really please with how easy it is now to backup my whole HD and restore it when required. :)

  Paranoid Android 20:23 27 Aug 2003

Acronis TrueImage will do this and is a really handy 'backup' utility because it runs in Windows XP without having to reboot. Much faster than others I've tried.

Trial version available click here

Alternatively you can use clone function provided free as part of the Maxblast software on the Maxtor web site click here


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