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Old 04-02-2010, 03:42 PM   #1
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Default Hard Drive Backup Trouble

Hello, I am about to swap hard-drives in my laptop tonight because my current one needs to be exchanged for the right order. But, I have a good amount of data, files, drivers and updates already, all of which I do not want to have to replace again (recently had to reformat).

My question is, can I use a program to create an image backup of my current drive and restore the image onto the new drive, right? If so, do you have any recommendations for a software of choice?

If this cannot be done, are there any other options? My primary concern is I don't want to have to re-download drivers, because I need my laptop ready for tomorrow's class, and I won't have time to go to someone's house to use a wired connection (I have no net).

Thanks a lot!

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Old 04-02-2010, 05:02 PM   #2
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Default Re: Hard Drive Backup Trouble

Yes, Acronis True Image
It makes an image of your hard drive allowing you to restore it if you should get a virus or have some sort of problem, or like you want to do, swap hard drives.
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