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July 29, 2013 10:44:18 AM

Hey community, I just wanted to know if anybody knew of hdd backup software that fully backs up hard drives because I'm trying to set up my ssd. Thanks a lot.
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July 29, 2013 10:47:48 AM

You could always use windows backup.
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July 29, 2013 12:16:49 PM

Not sure what you're planning, but if you're installing an SSD as your primary boot drive, I would recommend against cloning your data from your current drive and then restoring it to the SSD. I recommend installing the OS from the installation disc with AHCI enabled in BIOS.

SelfImage is a few years old, but it's reliable, free, and can image drives that are in use or that Windows doesn't even recognize.

The original site for the program is no longer functioning, but here's an archived version of the site if you want more information:

http://web.archive.org/web/20080630053926/http://selfim...

Here is the program itself:

http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/selfimage.html
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August 7, 2013 7:36:07 AM

geofelt said:
You could always use windows backup.

Thanks. How long would this program take to backup, say, 500GB of data? Thanks
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August 7, 2013 9:32:37 AM

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