It also requires unallocated space to copy to, so if you have existing partitions that you don't want to delete, search for alternatives. The host/boot was first backed up with the image option found in the CP>Backup & Restore for that drive. The old fashioned way was robust and took very little knowledge to multi-boot and clone. VG ^^ Yes. http://emec16.com/how-to/i-am-looking-to-uninstall-vista-on-a-dual-boot-with-win.php
Number to English word converter Problems with vertical y-axis alignment How to get a derailed book back on track? Today due to necessity I installed XP in Drive - D. I want an ultimate copy, bit by bit, of my hard drive so if the current drive in use fails I can restore it from the ultimate copy and then go It's driving me crazy! http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/118085-safest-way-clone-windows-7-volume-dual-booting.html
Bill, I'm sorry but I have to be blunt. aronvg Using this method will not create product key issue for the PCs for which product key already stored in BIOS? Top Login to post comments Tue, 2010-02-09 03:51 #26 Brian K Offline Forum Member Joined: 2009-08-16 Posts: 44 Bill Hart wrote: I want to clone freely C to D, E to VG ^^ There is no product key of Windows 10 as such if you upgrade Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10.
OS is legit Win10-64b (Home) with 8GB RAM on a SSD 240GB drive with only one partition (C:) ; I have an extra 1GB data only HD (D:) and a DVD I found this video very resourceful. Could a world nation use organized, bounded war as a way to keep the soldiers trained? Win 7 is not booting Dual Boot Issue : Upgraded Cloned Win7 to Win8 solved HDD to SSD Clone with Win10 + Ubuntu Dual Boot solved Dual Boot on one PC,
because, i ran into the same problems as you wrote about in your final post -- you found that even though you were BOOTING from the desired partition, it was actually Easybcd Using Acronis True Image, I cloned the Win7 drive to a 500gb drive. Windows 7 Professional. 64 Bit. https://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/45757-can-i-clone-my-windows-7-drive-update-win10-dual-boot-use-both.html Now that I know that my Windows 10 ISO file which I downloaded to a USB media is a bootable one and can be installed as a full version with the
The cloning takes twice as long and will see problems if you add a new entry into the host drive's BCD store for a boot option. One of the drives is starting to throw read errors which is preventing WHS from backing it up (Yikes!). No I don't want the clones on different hard drives. Greg - I'm sure you're right that Acronis is probably the way to go.
Next point would be to let Microsoft the upgrade on my source disk Win7Pro. http://superuser.com/questions/760436/setting-up-a-dualboot-by-installing-cloned-partitions-using-clonezilla Now to my ongoing dilemma: Adding a clean install of Windows 10, in its own partition, on the same hybrid drive as Windows 7, on my desktop PC which I had Clonezilla Windows Open a command prompt as admin in Windows 10 and type: bcdboot %windir% I'll give it a go and report back. Macrium Reflect if the Windows partition is 60 GB, make sure you have 120 GB unallocated space) Copy the Windows partition twice, selecting it as the source and unallocated space as the destination:
If you dont get Windows XP in the list, there is a trick to bring back Windows 7 boot loader back which I'll provide to you. 4. http://emec16.com/how-to/how-to-setup-a-dual-monitor.php On OS2 C: will be the cloned OS partition en D: will be the original OS. Find More Posts by Trailerman 18 Oct 2010 #8 gregrocker 50,854 posts If you're using WD or Seagate on either of the drives involved, they have excellent free I will be much less work for me, If I partition the drives of all computers and in the 3rd partition restore the Windows 10 from the one above.
Not good..... Run everything from this drive to insure all is well. So I suspect it is the cloning software that is at fault. check my blog Now clone the first Win7 (the original again) to the Unallocated Free Space next to the second Win7.
If you face any problem, you can format Windows 10 partition any time. Brian How do I actually set up doing a dual boot when my computer starts. Will Acronis True Image Home 2010 cloning program work to clone one bootable W7 partition to another bootable partition in the same HDD?
How will the system know which Win7 volume to boot from, and how do I then go about setting up a multi-boot environment so I can boot into Drive 3 for Mo Hi VG! Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Installation & Setup » User Name Remember Me? Let's see how to clone hard drive in Windows 7 now.
How to overcome this ? Thanks for any help or suggestions.. You should now have only your original Win7 OS. news This I do periodically.
Windows XP and Windows 7 installed in your computer and now if you install Windows 10 on E: drive, it'll automatically detect other Windows versions and will add their entries into Win 7 fine. Browse other questions tagged windows boot backup partitioning restore or ask your own question. I assume improvement means easier.
All I want is the bare minimum to get me the mission accomplished. Windows 7: Safest Way to Clone Windows 7 Volume for Dual Booting Page 1 of 13 1 2311 > Last » 15 Oct 2010 #1 Trailerman Windows 7 57 posts use the command imagex /capture