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Windows 7: Windows 7 64 bit cloning on to blank hard drive


29 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Windows 7 64 bit cloning on to blank hard drive

I have this current set up on my computer:

250Gb HDD ( C drive) - contains windows 7 64 bit OS, steam and other files.
360Gb HDD ( D drive) - Partially deleted and defunct windows vista. Some games and files on.

I recently purchased a 3Tb internal HDD, and wish to create the following setup:

3Tb internal HDD (C Drive) - contains the 250 and 360 GB HDD's cloned onto it.
250 and 360 Gb HDD's - Completely wiped and used for backup and storage.

I would also like the 250 and 360 Gb HDD's to be recognised seperately, AS IF they were seperate drives, while remaining on the same 3Tb HDD.

I can only use free software. I also do not want a RAID setup.

A step-by-step guide on how to accomplish this setup and what programs to use would be greatly appreciated.

Please feel free to ask any questions you may have.

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30 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think if you plan on booting from the 3TB drive you're gonna need to format it with GPT instead of MBR, and you've got to have a EFI (rather than a standard BIOS) motherboard.

Everything You Need to Know About 3TB Hard Drives | PCWorld
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