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What's the best way to copy a complete hard drive. What

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What's the best way to copy a complete hard drive. What software?What equipment?Thanks
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Hello how are you today? What type of hard drives do you mean? How are they configured?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
two hard drives with the OS as WindowsXP
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No remote connection.
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Computer technician: Harold Hanna, Engineer replied 9 months ago

Hello how are you this afternoon? Thank you for replying with the needed information. The best way to do this would be with this free software --

https://www.easeus.com/disk-copy/disk-copy.htm

It describes the procedures as well. Basically, you will download the installation file --

https://www.easeus.com/backup-software/personal.html

Once you install it, it will give you an option to burn a boot CD. You can also use a USB that you do not mind formatting. After the boot disk is created, you will want to boot off of it. It may already be configured to boot off a CD/USB, but to check, it will be in your BIOS.

After it boots, you can use the sector to sector copy.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions!

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Please let me know if this information was helpful to you, or if you have any questions. If it was helpful, please rate me from 1 to 5 stars!

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