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Old 05-23-2005, 07:48 PM   #1
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Hi, I have a question about changing hard drives. I have an 5 yr old emachine that I can't afford to replace right now, it has really hung on well but the 20GB drive that I put in it 5 years ago is making a big, tired grinding noise. It sounds like it's going to conk out any second. I have everything just how I want it on the drive right now, so I'd like to see what advice I could get about moving the old drive's contents onto a new drive. I do have a CD burner on the machine, but I know these things can be quite tricky. I should also mention that I am running windows 98 (and prefer not to change operating systems).

many thanks for any input!
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Old 05-23-2005, 07:59 PM   #2
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Suggest you look here.
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=copy+hdd
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Old 05-23-2005, 08:01 PM   #3
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Also RANISH.COM. It wiil allow you to do a trial run so you understand what is going on before you trash your info.
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Old 05-23-2005, 08:10 PM   #4
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In concuring with what per posted..
you can also use the the utillity wizard that came with your new drive. It should have a transfer wizard to transfer everything over to the new drive..If it did not come with one look at the web site and look for utillity downloads.
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