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backing up windows hd 2 hd

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by scamino1, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. scamino1

    scamino1 Guest

    ok i have a stock 250 gig hd on my comp with windows and i need to put the windows and all other files onto my 500 gig sata drive so i can take the 250 gig out and put it in my xbox.how can i do this and will i lose data on either drive?
  2. SadJoker

    SadJoker Regular member

    Oct 28, 2002
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    you can make a ghost image with Norton Ghost or some other backup software. you do realize that since you are changing Window's default location from the 250 HDD to a 500 GB SATA, you might not be able to boot since PC is gunna look for Windows on the defualt C:. Unless you change your PCs settings/configuration to tell it the 500 GB SATA is now the default C:

    Dont remember how to do that off top of my head, but there are guides out there for doing so.
  3. ireland

    ireland Active member

    Nov 28, 2002
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    YOU can clone ye c-drive to your 500gb drive.. with norton ghost or Acronis.True Image,then ye can format the 250gb and put it in your xbox........
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2007
  4. scamino1

    scamino1 Guest

    thank you everyone im going to try this tomorrow.

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