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Hard Drive Giving Out


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#1 wulfgar_117

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 12:06 AM

Hello, i'm pretty sure this one goes in here. I have two 150 gig hard drives, and my primary is giving out(it's just been acting wierd lately) so i want to transfer everything from my primary © to my secondary (f). I just copy and pasted everything to my f, but the file named Windows has an error transferring, saying that something is currently in use. Is there a way to get past this or some other easier way?

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 12:36 AM

Download and burn an image to disk of Digital Dolly 1.0 This drive utility runs from RAM and does not start your drive(s). Use the Drive copy utility. 50Mb download.
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Posted 09 August 2006 - 12:39 AM

Are you intending on transferring everything and then carrying on using your F: as the primary drive (including for the boot sequence)?
If so, post back, because there is a couple of considerations. If not, you can use the Windows backup utility. Windows XP Professional comes with it standard, but Windows XP Home does not install it normally. However, it is still on the disk - do you have the original Windows XP disk (I assume you are using XP)?
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Posted 09 August 2006 - 02:31 AM

yes i do plan on making my f drive primary, i'll probably just chunk the c drive when it completely crashes which will be very soon i'm having a really hard time starting up. I do use windows xp home, and i do have the original disk.




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