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Suppose My Hard Disk Is On It Way Out -- Not Gone Yet -- And It Contains the Only Copy of Expensive App -- No Installation Media RRS feed

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  • I want to make a bit-for-bit copy of the various disk partitions on external media.  I want to replace the failing hard disk drive.  I want to transfer the bit-for-bit copies to the brand new hard disk drive which I guarantee has greater than or equal to the capacity in each of the respective partitions.  How would you go about doing this?  Does Windows have native ability in this arena?  If not, what 3rd party software would you recommend?  Suppose I just back up every file using conventional backup software.  Then I export the entire Registry.  Can I restore the files and then restore the exported Registry and expect the system to survive?

    MARK D ROCKMAN

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:17 AM

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  • Try using shadow Protect. this product can help you clone your existing disk to a new disk. all it takes is just a good read on your existing disk, it will auto image it to the new disk.

    Good luck


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    • Proposed as answer by Soh.M Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:57 AM
    Thursday, February 7, 2019 4:57 AM
  • Thank you.

    MARK D ROCKMAN

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 11:10 AM