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Windows 7: Cloning HDD?

01 Nov 2009   #1
Fuentes

7 HP & ULT
 
 
Cloning HDD?

Can I clone my HDD(C to a USB HDD and boot from the external drive?
I wouldn't mind keeping a mirror OS for when things go kerflooey....ahem....


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01 Nov 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Simple answer, no.
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01 Nov 2009   #3
purplevivid

windows 7 ultimate rtm build 7600
 
 
check out this link

http://www.sevenforums.com/performan...ndows-7-a.html

in the process described above you can select your external usb or harddrive to store the image file of your OS containing partition
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01 Nov 2009   #4
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Clone to it = yes.
Boot from it = no.
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