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Windows 7: Simply trying to clone a Win7 disk - Need help

09 Sep 2011   #31
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Yes easy enough with diskpart but some people don't doing things via command prompt.
I almost always use (free) Partition Wizard (v7) over Disk Manager. A good one to fix up your unallocated. It definitely allows you to easily flip a partition from active to non actve & V a V. Link in free programs section.


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09 Sep 2011   #32
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

The clone idea work out out well if for example, you clone the drive and remove it from the PC.
Later down the line if something happens, you have a seperate HD thats ready to go, just as it was the day it was made.



But personally, I think your better off just making images.
They can not only be used to restore the current drive, but to a new drive entirely.
To me, its just easier.
Just make sure you have your recovery CD for whichever imagaing program you choose


Glad you got everything sorted out.
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