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#1 Teochter

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Posted 13 July 2011 - 09:36 AM

I've just installed a Buffalo MiniStation external hard drive, and would like to transfer the whole content on my computers HDD to the external hard drive. Unfortunately, the "user manual" doesn't really give any useful operating instructions, just a load of technical stuff. I'd appreciate it if anyone could tell me how to download the contents of my computer on to the external HDD?

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Posted 13 July 2011 - 10:03 AM

You can use software like Acronis True Image or Macrium Reflect to create an "image" of your HDD to the external drive or you could use Windows Explorer and drag and drop the folders you want to save over to your external.
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Posted 13 July 2011 - 10:08 PM

The Backup and Restore built into Windows 7 works great and is free. Here's how to use it: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/1838/using-backup-and-restore-in-windows-7/
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