why not use it to transfer the contents to the new drive.
Install your new drive and use Acronis to set it up.
Open the Acronis disk managment tools to transfer the disk partition to the new drive.
Use clone mode MANUALLY this allows you to adjust the size of the destination partition.
OS - Vista Home Premium
Bios - Phoenix Award ver 6...
Mobo supports Serial ATA : Four SATA connectors:
Supports 1 SATA-150 or SATA-300 disk drive on each SATA connector
Speed up to 1.5Gb/sec or 3.0Gb/sec, complying with SATA 1.0 and SATA 2.0 specifications
I just bought a Western Digital 1TB hd. I currently have a 300gb hd as primary (C:). I want to install the 1tb and make it primary ( C:), and have the 300gb as (D:).
Can anyone list some steps on how to do this? I've already done a complete image backup to an xtnrl hd ( using Acronis ).