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Cloning Hard Drives

I want to clone copies of my Hard Drive to blank hard drives. I have a few extra blank Hard Drives, what program do you think is best to do this? I also need information regarding the position of the jumpers on the target drives and how they need to be changed once the cloned drive is designated as the primary drive. Thanks.

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1. I use Norton's GHOST.

2. I never have to move jumpers. Today's modern machines have ATA66 or faster interfaces and use 80 conductor cables. The hard disks are set to Cable Select and master/slave is determined by what connector you use.

Bob

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Thats what I thought. However, after cloning my HD to a target HD with Norton Ghost, I inserted the new cloned HD into the computer, re-booted and the machine gave an error message that it was unable to locate the Operating System. It was as thought the BIOS had forgotten where to look for the HD. I'll try again, thanks for the reply.

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After the clone, some make the mistake and boot the system. Sorry, you get to clone it again. The reason was discussed in the forum before. I'll let you dig it out.

Bob

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