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Windows 7: Clone Win7 HDD

16 Dec 2009   #11

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I've promised to your fellow geeks to reform, not to be sarcastic anymore and not to use ugly language.

But there's a limit how much I can take, so here's some quotes and my comment:

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if i were to clone my hdd that has windows 7 installed on to it could i use it on as many PCs as i wanted too
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paul3200 View Post
what is the EULA
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Thanks if i do what could microsoft do
Do you also need help and tips to other criminal activities? How to hack to some bank accounts and so? Or do you only do small crimes like stealing an operating system?

Grow up, buy a licence for every computer you use. Stop acting like an idiot.

Honestly and sincerely,


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16 Dec 2009   #12


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
At the most, you will need to update drivers but this is not a prevention for imaging a HDD. I've done "cloning" of w7 from laptops to laptops and even to VM, and only had the activation issue.
Agree. I'm surprised how well it works when swapping HD's out on Win7 installs.

I love the show when it swaps out drivers, a Geek's waterfall. It may ask for multiple restarts. You sit there waiting for it to go bad...

The first few times was prepared to run every test to see how crippled it would be. But it passed them all with flying colors, and performance is normal so far in every case.

The only exception seems to be it needs matching number of cores.
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16 Dec 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Oh and by the way, i do things to learn, i could never used more than one machine at once (as in typing this post). In the name of learning, i'll do all things ...well nearly. lol.

greg, can u pls agree also.
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16 Dec 2009   #14


sure y not? try anything once.
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