My Googling skills are failing me today. Basically, I've built a new computer with a significantly larger hard drive than my old one, so I can very easily have an image of the old computer and it won't take up much space. But I don't just want to back up the files, I want a bootable partition of my old computer if necessary. What's the best way to go about doing this?
And would booting the old OS from a new computer cause difficulties? (i.e. the old computer was a laptop. I'm now using a desktop. I'm worried it might freak out at the hardware difference)
You would have different drivers for the video card, the motherboard/chipset. Possibly hard drive issues (xp? win 7? sata? IDE?). As well as other hardware. I'd put it down under the heading "bad idea"