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Windows 7: Installed new SSD - Having Robocopy failures.

19 Oct 2012   #1
Presto

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Installed new SSD - Having Robocopy failures.

Hi,
So I've just got myself a Crucial M4 256GB and want to move my existing Win 7 x64 installation off my HDD and on to my SSD.
I've done all the preliminaries in Diskpart and have the drive marked as active. The last step is to copy all the files across (rather than use cloning software) with Robocopy.

However, even in an elevated command prompt I'm getting 'Access is denied' errors on the important stuff.

The command I am using is:

Robocopy e:\ h:\ /e /copyall /dcopy:t /r:0

(e and h being what Vista has assigned each drive when trying it in that)

also tried the /sec switch with no joy.

I've tried this using the Windows 7 install DVD and within Windows Vista x86 (the HDD is a dual boot with 2 partitions; one containing 7 x64 and the other Vista x86).

Any help on this one, please?


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19 Oct 2012   #2
Presto

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I've added the /b switch in to the command line which seems to now allow copying of files previously denied. Shall see if this has done the trick once the copy completes.
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19 Oct 2012   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Read this tutorial. It will tell you everything you need. There are two methods, the way that you are doing it and the easy way where you spend $20 and everything is done for you. Check it out. SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System
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20 Oct 2012   #4
Presto

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Cheers. But adding the /b switch did the job for me.
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