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Dereck

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#1
I have downloaded a copy xxclone but it will not seem to recognise my D:drive although I have formatted it and the disk management software recognises it - have I missed something? have rebooted computer several times - if you can help it will be appreciated - thank you
 

RandyL

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#2
Hi Dereck;
I've never used the software although I have heard of it. I'm sure others know something about it so please be patient for an answer.
 

AdvancedSetup

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#3
Is the D: drive a separate hard drive than the C: or is it just a secondary partition on the C: drive?

Have not use the program myself but similar programs want the destination drive to be another drive, not a partition of the same drive.
 
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#4
Is the D: drive a separate hard drive than the C: or is it just a secondary partition on the C: drive?

Have not use the program myself but similar programs want the destination drive to be another drive, not a partition of the same drive.

Thank you for the reply - yes it is a separate slave drive properly partitioned and formated.
 
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Wolfeymole

#5
Did you install the software on D:?
Do so and run it from there and place the cloned image on the D drive
 
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#6
Thanks for the advice but the D: has no os and the strategy did not work.
Anything else that may be at fault ?
even uninstalled the original from C; and rebooted before installing on D:
 
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Wolfeymole

#7
I think we have crossed wires here Derek.
Install the xxclone .exe program to the D: drive.
When you click install it will seek the OS which is on C: obviously.
Clone the OS and if it allows, copy it or send it to a folder on the D: drive.
 
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#10
no matter what I seem to do both source drive and target drive remain the same.
should i just get a copy of gjost or something commercial. All I want to do is make a cloned copy of my hard drive which is fully bootable , any other suggestions would be very helpful - thank you again