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cloning boot drive

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#1 albinoking


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Posted 06 January 2011 - 11:55 PM


i'd like to clone my boot drive (xp sp3) from an older WD 250 gb to a new WD 1 tb. i have acronis WD edition which i assume i'll be using, but i'd very much appreciate a quick walk-thru before the drive arrives in the mail.

some thoughts-

should i boot to the acronis CD?
is it before or after the cloning that i will need to adjust the drive letters?
and how?
any trouble "expanding" the partition to fill the 1 tb?


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#2 albinoking

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 07:02 PM


i'm guessing changing the newly cloned drive to C: is either really easy or too difficult, anyone?

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Posted 13 January 2011 - 08:49 AM

I'm not sure I understand why you think you'll need to adjust drive letters. You'll be cloning an old drive to a new one, correct? Acronis should either automatically assign C: or you'll be given the option during the process.

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