Best Cloning Software?

Discussion in 'Storage Devices' started by mfrank01, Mar 13, 2006.

  1. mfrank01

    mfrank01 Guest

    Hi

    I want to clone my hard drive to an external firewire drive. I'd lik
    the firewire drive to be bootable as well, in case my PC drive fails.
    What is the best software to do this

    Thank you

    Fran
     
    mfrank01, Mar 13, 2006
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    Peter Guest

    > I want to clone my hard drive to an external firewire drive. I'd like
    > the firewire drive to be bootable as well, in case my PC drive fails.
    > What is the best software to do this?


    The best hardware to do this is MAC.
     
    Peter, Mar 13, 2006
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    Rod Speed Guest

    mfrank01 <> wrote

    > I want to clone my hard drive to an external firewire drive.


    Thats not necessarily the best approach. If you image
    it to the external firewire drive instead, you may well
    be able to have more than one image on it instead,
    and that is quite desirable in some situations.

    > I'd like the firewire drive to be bootable
    > as well, in case my PC drive fails.


    That involves a lot more than just what you use to clone the drive.

    If the motherboard etc cant boot from the firewire drive,
    there is nothing any cloning software can do about that.

    > What is the best software to do this?


    I prefer True Image myself. You can download
    a free trial copy off their web site.
     
    Rod Speed, Mar 14, 2006
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