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12-25-2013

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L440 cloning problem

2013-12-27, 2:17 AM
  • Brand new L440 with WD 1TB HDD. 
  • Brand new Kingston HyperX 3K 240G SSD.  

 

Goal:  clone  the HDD (at this point not much more than the OS - Windows 7 - there is 208G of free space) to the SSD.  Software: Acronis True Image Home 2010 which I have had for a couple of years (used successfully to do the same thing 2 years ago with different equipment).  

 

Disk manager sees both disks and pronounces them healthy.

 

Cloning setup:  HDD in L440, SSD in USB3.0 docking station, connected to USB port on L440.  Can see the SSD from the L440.  Disk manager indicates that about 15G of storage is being used on the SSD.  

 

Process begins, and a page or so of terse lines of code (white on black) come up and then process pauses (no indicator of anything happening).

 

Then nothing happens.  For hours.

 

When I abort the process and check on the SSD, it's just as empty as it was at the beginning of the process.

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks,

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Re: L440 cloning problem

2013-12-27, 21:23 PM

Hi eyetrply,

 

using Acronis, or any other similar software, when cloning a ThinkPad I always reverse clone because not doing so can cause problems.  Try cloning with the new SSD installed as primary drive with the original drive attached through USB 2.0 and not USB 3.0 which Acronis will not have the drivers for.

 

You can find a few articles on cloning in the forum's Knowledgebase, just search on "cloning acronis"

Andy  

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