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hello..


after some software that will clone/copy the Whole HDD/partition to a file i can store on my raid array.


its in ext3/ext4 FS, 36.6GB
 

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You'll want Paragon Hard Disc Manager 2010. I use this and it's a fantastic program, full of features, including the sort of backups/disc images you're after.

Just go to the website and choose the right version for you.

www.paragon-software.com
 

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If any of those HDDs are WD's try the free version of Acronis from their site. Which has a compression option too.
 

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AsRock, how does the brand of drive make any difference to the use of Acronis?
 
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Hard disk manager is working just fine :D

ty.
 

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I use Acronis.
 
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I've used both Acronis and Paragon software and have to say that I like both of them very much. I've never used Macrium Reflect but I've heard good things about their free (not a trial) version.
 

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This Macrium sounds like it's worth trying. I'm always after alternative utilities, as they may get you out of holes that another one can't.
 

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AsRock, how does the brand of drive make any difference to the use of Acronis?
It doesn't, it is just free if you have a WD drive.:D
 

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Yes what newtekie1 said :).

AsRock, how does the brand of drive make any difference to the use of Acronis?
It's freeware with a Western Digital HDD running in the system..
 
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I use clonezilla
 

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I just used Acronis.

1) right click drive.
2) Clone basic disc.

Sorry to bring up an old topic but I think I did this right.. can anyone confirm? The clone drive just looks kinda plain. It would be nice to know 100%

The drive is labeled: HDDRECOVERY (K: )