Closing and reopening Reflect and right clicking the supposedly running backup and selecting Refresh List have no effect. This is because I am documenting this process on my second attempt to clone his 1TB to a new 2TB drive. It's just as likely to boot up perfectly to the Desktop screen vs having issues requiring a 2nd or 3rd reboot. Indeed, the partition target MUST BE removed before deploying the new one. navigate here
drtweakFeb 25, 2014, 7:44 PM I use this all the time. Snitz Forums 2000 Home | Personal | Business | Downloads | Testimonials | Contact Us It has issues when trying to clone the OS drive but then its been a while since i've used it. Reply AlanBK says: May 22, 2011 at 8:34 pm Thank you for this great information.
Just when you boot from the disk it goes to the recovery tab my default. I'm Not talking about the Windows Startup Recovery or the Windows Recovery (Yes there is a different. Version 6 users should join our new forum here.Version 5 support expired on 17 February 2016.
The solution you provided got it fixed in less than 5 minutes! Hopefully this does not add to the confusion too: I suspect the original "Windows not genuine" problem may have been caused by my cloning the drive with more than one operating Also, I have a Toshiba Laptop, similar to my Desktop PC (WIndows 7 64-bit, etc). I have had this occur twice when replacing my regular HDs to SSDs.
Kept having issues with some Windows Live products (Mail most importantly) and Windows Update, etc. Reply Scott says: December 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm I can verify that HD Clone works to clone a window 7 drive without a hitch. Of course, if you are reading this article, it's probably a little too late for that! This is also what most people do when they do not want the dual boot option.
I cannot upgrade the firmware for the hard drive either (see: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2031961/wanted-update-firmware-hard-drive.html ) So, the plan was to continue using the hard drive but to be sure to have a backup. Hardware & Devices OpenDNS windows 7 conflictHello everyone, I've been reading posts here for a while but I just registered today. I searched the forum and couldn't find what I needed. Thanks!
solved Needs help with hard drive not working please solved Buying new hard drive cannot decide Need Help Please! if its the same PC it should clone and work with out issues assuming the hard drive isn't too far gone. Reply Simon says: March 15, 2011 at 8:52 am Hey Allan, I believe what you experienced was an isolated scenario. I have clones dozens of drives and if there is 1 bad sector it fails every time.
I know that is what the other hard drive did from this same vendor. http://gagc.net/windows-7/windows-7-home-premium-build-7600-this-copy-of-windows-is-not-genuine.php Reply Simon says: August 12, 2012 at 9:45 am Glad everything worked out! Thanks again, Jim Reply Alan says: February 15, 2014 at 4:44 am I have read through all the posts and I am glad to see that there is a solution to Seems it is not a widespread bug, it is my local misbehaviour « Last Edit: July 13, 2015, 08:05:41 PM by =YLAP= » Logged OS: Windows 10 Pro 64 bit v.1607Soft:
I will follow your blog very nice. I can't do anything at all as nothing loads up. I honestly don't know what the deal is with this problem when cloning a drive but I guess we can agree it has something to do with the hard drive's UID his comment is here As shown here, it is very easy for even computer novices to use free third-party tools to recover data that the original user "thought" was deleted.
Reply Scoop says: September 23, 2013 at 11:45 am I posted here a few months ago about how I clone periodically. It worked! Reply John Frankland says: May 31, 2013 at 9:55 am Many thanks too.
Thanks good touchscreen is working in this scenario, Bluetooth mouse too, so I can turn off PC. You open the task manager and open up the command prompt. I like to test different cloning tools. To be fair to Microsoft, they do have a very tough job of making sure that Windows will work with the bulk of the devices out there.
My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Hewlett-Packard/G62-107SA Notebook OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz Motherboard Of course, if you have no idea of what I just said, it's best to consult a more technical friend to help you with this. Thank you author and the whole expect team. weblink using dd and had little trouble and no loss of functionality.
The only issue that I have with the program, is that if you are cloning to exact model hard drives, you better know what drive IDE 1 port is connected too This easy fix saved me a bunch of time. It is sad how such a simple procedure can crop up such an ugly and widespread issue. Reply Scoop says: December 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm Scott, Thanks for the "HD Clone" info.
Because you have a recovery partition its part of the boot process. If you wish to donate, I have a PayPal donation button located on the right sidebar. Give it a appropriate volume name, select a file system (NTFS should be fine), leave the allocation unit size to its default, and decide whether you want to perform a quick I've been cloning periodically with 3 PC's for about 3 years without issue.
You're really helped me out! Be sure to heed the warning that all data on this drive will be gone. I just hope more users would take the time to comment on their success or failure as to me this seems like a pretty widespread, though not much talked about, topic. I just upgraded a hard drive that dual boots win 7 and linux.
Can I clone the partition of the hard drive that has Windows 7 and my files and folders while still preserving the recovery partition? It should proceed without any hiccups. I'm still wondering once the original hard drive is cloned, and I've got both hard drives installed (because I want to be able to periodically clone one drive to the other Obviously your letter mappings may be different from mine.
Thanks again! Will this cause an issue? You can run both on the same PC and also if you want to the same backup drive. Restart does not solve frozen hard keyboard and touchpad.
Maybe someone is using Macrium and encountering similar behaviour? Reply Colin says: April 17, 2013 at 11:53 am THanks for this article… it got me back up… I can now pretend I have a life again:) Reply Simon says: April solved Need help.