Clone windows from failing hdd to new one

Clone windows from failing hdd to new one

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gram118

I have a failing seagate hynrid sshd in my area 51 r2 and i need advice on how i would be able to clone it to a new hdd before i lose everything. Any help is appreciated

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Cass-Olé

Macrium Reflect Free Edition, see YouTube, search google & read their online guide for how


gram118

Alright thanks! You're always a great help

Cass-Olé

Pro Tip: when cloning, the source drive is - as it implies - the original OS in need of cloning, while the destination drive (or a similar word, depending on your choice of cloning software, Acronis etc) is the blank drive

Do not make the mistake of choosing the blank / formatted / erased / new drive as the source, or, you'll erase your original OS as the result

Typically, one of the final dialogue boxes before the cloning process takes place, will illustrate what is about to happen, and may resemble 'before / after'; your clone job has been constructed properly when the before drive = 0Gb and After = 107Gb (for instance); in that way you know that what was a blank drive will now be transformed into a 'cloned' drive with all your data ... if the box says Before = 107Gb / After = OGb, you did it wrong (picked the wrong ie mixed up the source destination drives) & are about to erase your OS, lol, a common occurrence for those who've never cloned before, so watch out 


gram118

Are there any programs that dont require internet or downloads? I can download the exe from my phone but i have no internet at my house me at the moment

Cass-Olé

I doubt it, you can try to grab internet from local printer shop, library, university / school, work or head to a friend's house