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Help ASAP. Need a good software that clones hard drive including partitions..

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  1. vbx New Member

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    I downloaded Norton Ghost to use the 30 day free trial to clone my HD, BUT it does not copy the entire disk. And only allows you to clone 1 parttion at a time?

    I need a software that allows me to clone a hard drive that has 2 partitions and allows me to use that HD to boot. After getting rid of the old drive.
     
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    Okay, found it. EASEUS Todo Backup.

    Does exactly what I needed it to do. "Clone Disk" makes exactly copies of one drive to the next.
     
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    Wow, big failure. It cloned the partition but failed to clone the boot sector. When trying to boot, it says "no hd detected".

    I'm starting all over with CloneZilla.
     
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    I have use 2 programs that do exactly what you want. I'm sure they're others, but the two that have worked for me are CopyWipe and Norton Ghost. (site seems to be down/slow) CopyWipe is free and I've used it many times to copy one disk to another. After the copy, everything works, 0 issues.

    Edit: I don't know what version of Ghost you used, but the version I used was built into BartPE and it definately let me copy one drive to another.
     
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    I had norton ghost, but it didn't allow me to clone the entire hard drive, just the drive. meaning: Drive C: and Drive D:.

    I had a program before but don't remember which one it was. I did it for my laptop when I upgraded to a larger drive.

    CopyWipe seems to be a good one. Thanks. I'll try that if CloneZilla fails.
     
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    robocopy can do it
     
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    Acronis True Image ftw.
     
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    acronis true image for rizeal
     
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    maxblast 5 is my fav BUT you have to have a seagate or maxtor drive to use the software
     
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    There it is. Acronis true Image. That's the one I used for my laptop.


    Anyways, CLONEZILLA worked fine!
     

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