New HDD, Old Restore Point? Tags: Hard Drives SSD Sandisk Storage Last response: July 2, 2012 11:12 AM in Storage Share betterley July 2, 2012 1:00:41 AM After only six weeks of use, my primary Sandisk SSD went bad. I was wondering if I would be able to take a restore point from my secondary hdd and restore a new hard drive to that point? Thanks More about : hdd restore point nhasian a b G Storage July 2, 2012 5:11:31 AM restore points can only restore a drive with windows running to a previous state. I think what you are looking for is something like Clonezilla where you can clone all the data from one drive to another. m 0 l betterley July 2, 2012 11:12:18 AM So it's not possible to install Windows on a new hard drive, and use that restore point, after windows is installed? I can't access my old hdd at all, so I guess I'm out of luck... What SSD would you recommend? My local PC store suggested an Intel. I'm going to RMA my original one, but I considering purchasing another SSD that may be more dependable. Thanks again m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew build with old HDD only tries to do system restore Forum Windows 7 64 bit blue screen since re-install of a old game , NO restore point :((( help please Forum Restore Point save and copy to another HDD Forum How to del old restore point in other drives in XP Forum Old restore points are shown in restore point list Forum sys32 errors. 3 month old computer, no restore points Forum SolvedHow can I use my old router as an access point for my new router? Forum back up and restore to new hdd Forum SolvedQuestion about SSHDD (standard HDD system image restore on new SSHDD or no?) Forum SolvedRestore from image to new hdd? Forum I want to reinstall my oem version of windows 7 on a new hdd. But it cannot be done at a certain point of the installation. Wh Forum SolvedMoving old HDD with Windows 7 to new PC with Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedInstalled Windows 7 on a new SSD, kept my old HDD as 2nd disk, can I run games from it? Forum SolvedMigrating windows from old hdd to new ssd Forum SolvedCan I image old HDD to a USB, then boot from USB and clone to new HDD? Forum SolvedAnother help me install windows 8 on new SSD from old HDD Help Please Forum SolvedHelp: how to transfer all data from old HDD to a new one? Forum Restore data from old Intel SRT HDD Forum SolvedPlacing an old HDD into a new build and removing OS off the old HDD Forum SolvedNew PC old HDD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !