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Hard drive copying

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Great1, Sep 25, 2000.

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  1. Great1

    Great1 Thread Starter

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    I have a new 45 gig WD hard drive that I just installed on a PC running Win '98 w/ 128 meg of RAM. I formatted the drive under FAT 32 using WD's EZ Install. I slaved this drive under an existing 7 gig Maxtor in order to ease the install process.

    I prompted EZ Install to copy the existing drive info onto the new one, but since the old drive was FAT 16 and partitioned into four drives, it only copied the C: drive. Unfortunately, since the old 7 gig was so partitioned, I had many programs installed on the D: and E: drives. As a temporary remedy I've copied and pasted that info onto to the new drive, but of course I've run into target location problems.

    With the 7 gig still in tact, is it possible for me to copy all the information stored on all partitions onto the new drive without having to reformat and partition it?

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    G1
     
  2. tward

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    I've never used it, but you could try Change of Address. It is supposed to do what you want.
     
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  4. Great1

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    Change of Address seems to have done the trick! I'm not getting the program errors that I was getting before.

    Thanks for your help!

    G1
     
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