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Old 27-10-12, 07:27 AM
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Cloning software

Am hoping to put a Sata 3 SSD in my pc this month for the OS and want to know what free software would be best to clone the current OS drive. Cheers.

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Old 27-10-12, 07:59 AM
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best to just do a fresh install of your OS on your SSD really. disconnect all your drives and just attach the SSD, install your OS and all your programs. then it's just a matter of reconnecting your Hdd (make sure you have your SSD are priority boot drive), then its just a matter of sorting all your shortcuts and wallpaper etc and your'e readying to rock n roll
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Old 27-10-12, 08:43 AM
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In that case what's good software for putting OS onto a USB stick as don't use a optical drive. Heard Win2Flash is one.
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Old 27-10-12, 09:37 AM
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windows 7 usb dvd download tool
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Old 30-10-12, 01:41 PM
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If you can find an Acronis 2012 or 2013 iso image is very good.


trial

http://www.filehippo.com/download_norton_ghost/


free

http://www.filehippo.com/download_macrium_reflect/

http://www.filehippo.com/download_oo_diskimage_express/
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Old 27-12-12, 10:55 PM
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you can also look up clonezilla freeware cloning software
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Old 27-12-12, 11:14 PM
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I would recommend using "EaseUS Disk Copy" it's simple to use and Free. It makes an exact copy of your old drive on to the new one.
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Old 31-12-12, 03:44 PM
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I always recommend PartedMagic for this sort of thing. It's an OS that you'll have to either burn to disk or copy to a thumb drive, but that means that there will be little to none overhead. Has a lot of other useful features (such as partitioning) and it's free.

http://partedmagic.com/
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