Re: Copy HD/W Vista complete to New Hard Drive
Thanks, but I used Acronis trial version and it worked great.
"peter" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Why not just install the new HD as a slave...leave the OS on the smaller
> Tranfer all of your personal files to the new...set your MAIL as well as
> IE cache to the new drive....maybe even set the paging file to the new
> This should create more space on the old drive.If you feel you still need
> more space on the old uninstall some programs and reinstall on the new.
> All new programs that you aquire from this point on can be installed on
> the new drive.
> "Bobby Atkinson" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I have a PC with a 60 Gig HD (Drive C runing Vista Business OS. I
>>brought a 160 Gig WD Caviar SE hard drive (WD1600JB) and I want to copy
>>the complete 60 Gig (programs, files and OS) to the new 160 Gig hard
>>drive. How can I do this and be able to boot with the new drive. I am
>>running out of space on the 60 Gig drive and want to replace it with out
>>any reinstall of programs or OS. The Data Lifeguard Tools CD that came
>>with the 160 Gig HD do not/will not run under Vista. I just want to do a
>>simple Hard Disk exchange. Thanks