Closed Transfer data from 500 gig hdd to 1 tb hdd Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: November 7, 2010 6:49 AM in Storage Share Martin 71 September 20, 2010 10:45:05 PM Hey, I have a 500 gigi hdd that is starting to fail, and I'd like to transfer all of my os, data and programs onto a 1tb drive that I have laying around... is this possible? Or do I need to reinstall windows? More about : transfer data 500 gig hdd hdd Best solution Outlander_04 September 20, 2010 11:08:00 PM The simplest way is to reinstall windows on the new drive + all your programs and then copy all your data across . This takes time but is better You can also use ghost or acronis software to copy the contents of your drive to the new drive . http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/migrateea... the demo version works fine Martin 71 November 7, 2010 2:10:48 AM Best answer selected by Martin 71. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mousemonkey November 7, 2010 6:49:23 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumTransfer OS to SSD without losing data on HDD ? ForumSeagate 1TB new Sata drive - slow hdd transfer ForumDual 500 GB HDD 's or one 1TB HDD ? ForumWestern Digital Blue 500 gb SATA3 or Hitachi Deskstar 1TB SATA2 ForumImprove HDD data transfer rate ForumMy 3 tb hdd reads as a 750 gig ForumHDD transfer question ForumLooking for 2 TB HDD for Antec MX- 1 enclosure ForumWD Caviar Black 1TB SATA 3 HDD ForumShould i upgrade from 500 GB Seagate to 2 TB WD ForumMy Seagate Free Agent GoFlex 1TB External USB HDD has got erased. ForumUpgrading Windows XP From An 80 Gig Drive To A 1 TB Drive ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumPhotofast ? SSD pcie 1,400 MB/s read; 1,500 MB/s write ForumTransfer Rate: 2TB External Desktop HDD ForumCan I recover data if HDD doesn't stay on long? ForumDATA RECOVERY Forum[Solved] Why are my internal transfer rates so slow? ForumRecover data from disk. ForumMy external hard drive data error (cyclic redundancy check) solve More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !