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Transfer data from 500 gig hdd to 1 tb hdd

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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?

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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



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November 7, 2010 2:10:48 AM

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November 7, 2010 6:49:23 AM

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