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need to clone to a new ssd

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#1 cjloki

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 10:36 AM

i have a new ssd coming in and would like to copy my current boot/os/C: drive to it but i'll be darned if i can see how to create backups in win 8,....any suggestions would be greatly appreciated...


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#2 DanTheGamer11

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 11:39 AM

Use a cloning program if you can, Last thing I cloned was with a trial Acronis, I don't think you can do that anymore though.


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Posted 03 March 2013 - 12:00 PM

Use a cloning program if you can, Last thing I cloned was with a trial Acronis, I don't think you can do that anymore though.

yea, i've got the trial daemon pro but i know the windows disk image is in here someplace,....they hid it well in win8


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Posted 03 March 2013 - 12:41 PM

 

Use a cloning program if you can, Last thing I cloned was with a trial Acronis, I don't think you can do that anymore though.

yea, i've got the trial daemon pro but i know the windows disk image is in here someplace,....they hid it well in win8

 

Good luck! I haven't tried Windows 8 yet.


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Posted 03 March 2013 - 01:39 PM

This method works for cloning, backup, and restore.

 

1. Install Clonezilla (Free) to a CD or USB

2. Boot into Clonezilla

3. Select Clone System Drive (C:) to SSD

4. Wait for it to finish cloning

5. Reboot and set BIOS to boot to SSD

6. Reformat or do whatever you want with your old hard drive

 

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I believe M$ took out the old system image backup from Windows 7 in Windows 8 for some reason. Windows 8 only has file backups, rather shameful but things like Clonezilla work much faster anyways.


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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:11 AM

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finally found it,...control panel - file history- (lower left corner) windows 7 file recovery


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