Primary HD Running Out of Space - Clone??


S

Sam

A friend of mine has a Dell Dimension 8200 computer with windows XP Pro.
The primary HD (C:) is 40GB in size. He is just about out of space on this
HD. We were able to delete some items and move some data, but one program I
believe, has to keep its data on the primary HD. He asked me for my opinion
and I suggested that he purchase a new HD (Seagate 160 GB in size) and use a
Clone Program to make the transfer. I have used image programs for years
but never a clone program, other than reading about them. My thought would
be to make the transfer to the new HD with the clone program and then
install a good image program like the Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery
Program or the ShadowProtect Desktop Program.


Any suggestions as to recommended clone programs and were I could read about
cloning (web sites) would be very much appreciated. Thanks, Sam.
 
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db ´¯`·.. >

just add the new
harddrive as a slave
and move all the
non-system files
onto it.

you can even right
click on "my documents"
and change it to the
new drive.
 
J

John

Sam said:
A friend of mine has a Dell Dimension 8200 computer with windows XP Pro.
The primary HD (C:) is 40GB in size. He is just about out of space on this
HD. We were able to delete some items and move some data, but one program I
believe, has to keep its data on the primary HD. He asked me for my opinion
and I suggested that he purchase a new HD (Seagate 160 GB in size) and use a
Clone Program to make the transfer. I have used image programs for years
but never a clone program, other than reading about them. My thought would
be to make the transfer to the new HD with the clone program and then
install a good image program like the Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery
Program or the ShadowProtect Desktop Program.


Any suggestions as to recommended clone programs and were I could read about
cloning (web sites) would be very much appreciated. Thanks, Sam.


You could try something from this Freeware list:

Abakt - http://www.xs4all.nl/~edienske/abakt/
AKG Backup - http://www.akgupta.com/applications/akgbackup.htm
Allway Sync - http://allwaysync.com/
- (Freeware limit = 20,000 files per 30 days)
Amanda - http://www.zmanda.com/amanda-community-edition.html
AmBackup - http://www.ambackup.net/
Back2zip -
http://freeware.nauu.kiev.ua/System-Utilities-Backup-and-Restore.php
Back4win - http://www.back4win.com/
Backup Maker(v4) - http://www.dirfile.com/backup_maker.htm
Backup Maker(v5.2) -
https://ssl.kundenserver.de/ascomp.net/index.php?php=download
CDriveBack - http://sourceforge.net/projects/cdriveback
- Boot the Live-CD, wait for it to settle, hit enter, C: Drive will be
backed up, also has advanced options.
CloneMax - http://www.pcinspector.de/clone-maxx/uk/welcome.htm
Clonezilla - http://clonezilla.sourceforge.net/
Cobian Backup 7+8 - http://www.educ.umu.se/~cobian/cobianbackup.htm
Comodo - http://www.backup.comodo.com/
D Sync - http://dimio.altervista.org/eng/
DFIncBackup - http://www.dfincbackup.net/freeware.htm
DiscWizard (Seagate) -
http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/discwizard
DiskImage - http://www.dubaron.com/diskimage/
Drive Image XML - http://www.runtime.org/dixml.htm
Drive-To-Drive Copy (Western Digital) -
http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp?swid=1
Dubaron DiskImage - http://www.dubaron.com/diskimage/
EaseUs Disk Copy - http://www.easeus.com/disk-copy/index.htm
Easy2Sync (files) - http://www.easy2sync.de/en/produkte/easy2sync.php
Easy2Sync (Outlook) - http://www.easy2sync.de/en/produkte/e2s4o.php
Everyday Auto Backup - http://www.backupsoft.net/everydayautobackup.htm
EzBackup - http://www.ravib.com/ezbackup/
EzBackitup - http://www.rdcomp.net/ezbackitup/
EzyImager - http://www.techbeta.org/news.php?item.5865.6
- http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Hard-Disk-Utils/EzyImager.shtml
Febees Backup - http://www.febees.com/index.html
Forensic Acquisition Utilities - http://users.erols.com/gmgarner/forensics/
Freebyte Backup - http://www.freebyte.com/fbbackup/
g4u - http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/
GoodSync(free for personal use) - http://www.goodsync.com/index.html
HdClone - http://www.miray.de/products/sat.hdclone.html
HDCopy (95/98/ME) - http://home.tiscali.de/zdata/hdcopy_e.htm
JaBack - http://www.hiteksoftware.com/jaba/index.htm
Karen's Replicator - http://www.karenware.com/powertools/ptreplicator.asp
Microbackup - http:/www.microbackup2006.com
My Own Backup - http://www.woundedmoon.org/win32/mobv21.html
- http://vipmeister.com/dl/myownbackup/myownbackup.html
NFGDump - http://sourceforge.net/projects/nfgdump/
PartImage - http://www.partimage.org/Main_Page
Partition Is Not Ghost (PING) - http://ping.windowsdream.com/
Partition Saving - http://www.partition-saving.com/
Roadkil's Disk Image - http://www.roadkil.net/DiskImg.html
Roadkil's Raw Copy - http://www.roadkil.net/RawCopy.html
Self Image - http://selfimage.excelcia.org/
Simple Backup - http://www.awitness.org/software/index.html
SimplySafe - http://www.simplysafebackup.com/details.htm
Snap Backup - http://www.snapbackup.com
SyncBack - http://www.2brightsparks.com/freeware/freeware-hub.html
SyncToy v1.4 (Microsoft) -
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...54-c975-4814-9649-cce41af06eb7&displaylang=en
System Rescue cd - http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page
Tarylynn - http://www.kanastacorp.com/tarylynn.html
UBcd - http://ubcd.sourceforge.net/
Unison File Synchronizer - http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/
WD Data Lifeguard - http://support.wdc.com/download/?cxml=n&pid=999&swid=3
WinDD - http://sourceforge.net/projects/windd/
XXClone - http://www.xxclone.com/
XXCopy - http://www.xxcopy.com/index.htm
YCopy - http://www.ruahine.com/

Regards,
John.
 
P

PD43

John said:
You could try something from this Freeware list:

[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.
 
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D

DL

Seagate supply a clone utility on their site - just ensure you follow the
instructions ie shutdown on completion, remove origonal hd and set new as
master, *before* rebooting
 
J

John

PD43 said:
John said:
You could try something from this Freeware list:

[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.

And you've tried them all and know that do you?

John.
 
P

PD43

John said:
[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.

And you've tried them all and know that do you?

You've tried them all and know that they AREN'T, bozo?
 
J

John

PD43 said:
John said:
[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.
And you've tried them all and know that do you?

You've tried them all and know that they AREN'T, bozo?

And I thought this was a Windows XP newsgroup, not a name calling newsgroup.

That's what I get for trying to be helpful, unlike your response.

John.
 
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S

sgopus

He is well known for his smartass remarks, and kneejerk reactions, always
knows it all, and talks down to others.

John said:
PD43 said:
John said:
[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.
And you've tried them all and know that do you?

You've tried them all and know that they AREN'T, bozo?

And I thought this was a Windows XP newsgroup, not a name calling newsgroup.

That's what I get for trying to be helpful, unlike your response.

John.
 
J

John

sgopus said:
He is well known for his smartass remarks, and kneejerk reactions, always
knows it all, and talks down to others.

John said:
PD43 said:
[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.
And you've tried them all and know that do you?
You've tried them all and know that they AREN'T, bozo?
And I thought this was a Windows XP newsgroup, not a name calling newsgroup.

That's what I get for trying to be helpful, unlike your response.

John.
Thanks for that. I'll remember that for the future.

John.
 
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B

Bill in Co.

Who? PD43?
sgopus said:
He is well known for his smartass remarks, and kneejerk reactions, always
knows it all, and talks down to others.

John said:
PD43 wrote:

[snip of rather long list]

Be careful when providing such lists. MOST of the programs on those
lists are CRAP and don't help the folks you are replying to.
And you've tried them all and know that do you?
You've tried them all and know that they AREN'T, bozo?
And I thought this was a Windows XP newsgroup, not a name calling
newsgroup.

That's what I get for trying to be helpful, unlike your response.

John.
Thanks for that. I'll remember that for the future.

John.
 

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