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#1
Ok I have all my os data and everything on a 750GB HDD. is there any way to take my data and put it onto say a 300GB velociraptor?? I know heriens boot cd will ghost a drive but it needs to be the same size or larger. is there any way to migrate my data to another without loosing anything?? my tottal usage on the drive is just over 100GB so a veloci has more than enough room but idk if its possible. :nutkick:
 

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#2
How about shrinking the partition?
 
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#3
Acronis True Image, Norton Ghost, and if Vista or 7 you might have the backup image
 
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Acronis True Image...FTW.
 
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#5
Ill give acronis a try. norton ghost doesnt work in win7 for me and the drive needs to be the same size or larger with it. as far as back up image for some reason my windows wont make one it keeps saying I need at least 250gb of space on my EHDD which makes no sense it creates a 45gb image!
 
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#6
Acronis can make backups outside of windows environments with its recovery media, thats WIN