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Windows 7: Make an External HDD to Internal HDD

05 Mar 2015   #1
dwarfer66

 
Make an External HDD to Internal HDD

I have a failing seagate 3TB HDD (am getting cycle redundancy errors) I would like to put in the PC as an internal WITHOUT losing any files. How would I go about that, as when I have done it before it has asked me to format drive.

Ending up fixing it, it got to 73% on chkdsk with a errors and stopped but I then did a /f and it fixed the problem.


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06 Mar 2015   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That drive does not sound good. I would not trust it.
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06 Mar 2015   #3
jumanji

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Did you say that checkdisk fixed the problem and you are now able to access the drive?

Whatever, use Seatools for Windows SeaTools for Windows | Seagate
and check your drive. If it passes the short and long tests, it should be OK.

However, keep a backup of any and all important data on it. This applies to all important data which you may not like to lose on all drives.
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