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Old 02-05-2012, 06:30 PM   #1
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Default How do you duplicate a hdd to a hybrid drive?

I recently bought the Seagate Momentus XT 750gb hybrid drive and I want to switch it with my current hard drive in my laptop. Is there a way to duplicate the hard drive so they are exactly the same.
I heard that you can't clone or use a duplicator because the hybrid and the hdd are different.
What software would i have to use to do this?


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Default Re: How do you duplicate a hdd to a hybrid drive?

You should check Seagate's website for their SeaTools software. It may let you transfer the contents of your current drive to the new one.

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Default Re: How do you duplicate a hdd to a hybrid drive?

There are several programs you can use.

HDClone will clone a drive, bit-for-bit from one drive to another. There is a free version, but it is limited. I opted to pay the $29 or whatever for the mid-level version, which allowed me to clone a laptop drives to newer (larger) ones a lot faster than it would take using the free version.

Clonezilla is a free program that should do the same, though I have no personal experience using it.
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