11-21-2008 09:40 AM
I have a T400 without optical drive. Want to change hard drive. What's the easiest way to copy OS and files to the new hd? Thanks.
11-21-2008 10:03 AM - edited 11-21-2008 10:31 AM
I would suggest to use Acronis True Image.
Make a clone of your hdd onto an usb-drive.
Then attach your new hdd into your system (the other way round won´t work!)
and play back the image from your external hdd.
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11-22-2008 02:32 PM
Does the hidden partition work the same way on a new HDD after replacing it the way Agotthelf mentioned?
Maybe....Maybe not...guess it depends on how you clone it. Will need to follow the user instructions for the Acronis software. Hopefully it will work. I wouldnt get your hopes up.