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Windows 7: Clone HDD to new HDD?

23 May 2012   #1
darkstarsinner

 
Clone HDD to new HDD?

Hey guys I'm hoping you could help me. I built some computers for the local Verizon stores a while back and the guys have pretty much destroyed them. I would like to set up one system and clone the drive so that all four systems are identical. Each system is completely identical to the next as far as hardware goes. Can anyone suggest a high quality program to duplicate the first drive that is simple and quick? Time is very important as the systems cannot be down for to long. Thanks in advance.


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23 May 2012   #2
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

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23 May 2012   #3
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

I'd go with CloneZilla on this...
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23 May 2012   #4
darkstarsinner

 

Do any of them have any advantages over the other?
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23 May 2012   #5
rvbfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Buy your HHD from WD and
get a copy of Acronis for free.
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23 May 2012   #6
darkstarsinner

 

Their actually all WD HDD's
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23 May 2012   #7
rvbfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

There you go
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23 May 2012   #8
darkstarsinner

 

I'll give it a shot. Thanks.
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23 May 2012   #9
darkstarsinner

 

unfortunately I can't use the WD Acronis as no matter what Do it says I do not have WD drives installed. I don't understand why as EVERY single HDD I have is WD (all 8) and yet not one is recognized by this program, not even the week old 2TB Caviar Green I just installed on my HTPC will pick up. I think I'll try clonezilla.
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23 May 2012   #10
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Are the four systems hardware-identical?

Do you have four licenses?
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