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Clone 7 system to external HD

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SuperMiguel

Super User
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Sep 14, 2007
Location
Florida, US
Hey guys at work we will be changing few machines from 7200 RPMs to SSD.. There are 9 machines in total.. All with different configurations... I want to clone the HD into an external drive (1tb), i done this in the past with ghost but here is the thing: since there are 9 system i want to make all 9 clones to the same drive with out having to erase the previous systems... like i want to go and clone all 9 machines and put a name on the image and then when i go to restore it asks me which image i want to put in this hd... Thanks
 

johnz

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May 30, 2004
Since no one else has answered, you get the dummy :^P

If I were to try something like that, I'd put 9 partitions on the external drive, and name each for the particular machine it's backing up. I'd then put each image on it's own partition.
 

hokiealumnus

Water Cooled Moderator
Joined
Oct 14, 2007
Since no one else has answered, you get the dummy :^P

If I were to try something like that, I'd put 9 partitions on the external drive, and name each for the particular machine it's backing up. I'd then put each image on it's own partition.
This dummy would have said the same thing. Shows how much we know!

I'd say take the easier route Neuromancer said, which would be easier than both of us dummies would have told you.
 

c627627

c(n*199780) Senior Member
Joined
Feb 18, 2002
Simply name the drive images differently when you use Acronis, Norton Ghost or similar software. Windows 7 may have built in software for this.


Then just reimage the new drives from the different drive image files.