December 4th, 2005, 12:21 PM
failing hdd, how to transfer to new one
My seagate 80gb hdd is starting to fail. Getting noisy and fails the seagate
utility hdd test. I would like to replace it while it still works. How can I transfer everything from the old to the new hdd? Running XP Home .
December 4th, 2005, 12:28 PM
Most hard drive manufacturers have a utility that will do that-for instance, Maxtor has MaxBlast. Depending on what brand you look at, if you are not buying the hard drive in a retail box (which usually includes that sort of software), you might want to go to the maker's web site to check for that.
December 4th, 2005, 12:41 PM
Thanks for the reply. What issues are involved with XP as far as registering
with a new hdd or are there any?
December 4th, 2005, 12:51 PM
I doubt there will be any.
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