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#1 pcnoob12


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Posted 11 October 2011 - 11:08 AM

So I posted earlier about an issue I was having and figuring out the problem it was a dying harddrive. Giving the situation might as well upgrade gfx and ram too. But I was wondering the order of installing and I was wondering how to clone the harddrive.

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 02:56 PM

You can install them in any order you wish. However, if the hard drive you are replacing contains Windows, you should install Windows last with everything else installed. That way, you don't have to install and reinstall the drivers.



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Posted 11 October 2011 - 11:02 PM

You wouldn't want to clone the hard drive because after installing the new graphics card, there would be different drivers and other configurations.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:59 AM

now if your upgrading key components like a new Motherboard you have to reinstall from scratch.

Usually they put cloning software when you buy a hard drive but its real simple all you have to do is create a Backup Image of you current hard drive and reboot the system with that .Iso Image to restore that image file.

Product: www.todo-backup.com
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