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Windows 7: Win 7 HDD Cloning

13 Feb 2011   #1
rougespook

Windows 7 Ultimate x64,
 
 
Win 7 HDD Cloning

I have been doing my research concerning cloning my Win 7 C: HDD. In another thread I was troubleshooting an BSOD boot up loop. So, while I have been able to fix all my issues. I now have a new fresh hard drive and a fresh install of Win 7 on that drive. Is it possible to use PCMover to move over my data and installed programs? I am concerned that the OS on the now removed hard drive is corrupt.

Thanks.


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13 Feb 2011   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello,

I suggest you give the Windows Easy Transfer tool a try: Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers

That would probably be the safest.
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13 Feb 2011   #3
rougespook

Windows 7 Ultimate x64,
 
 

Thank you. I will check it out.

Appreciate it.
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13 Feb 2011   #4
nitroman84

windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

It may also be worth noting if you had created a backup of the previous install via Windows built in tools, you can mount the backup file as a physical disk and browse for your desired files. In the start menu type "Computer Management" click on the computer management icon in the list, select Disk Management then go to the more actions drop down menu. Select Attach VHD and Browse for your saved backup.


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