how to copy pc hdd to external hdd

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dialman
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how to copy pc hdd to external hdd

Postby dialman » Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:20 am

I have decided to get rid of my tower pc and just run with my net book, lack of space dictates. I have an external hdd with ample capacity to take my files, pictures etc. My net book also runs mint11 and I want to be able to access all the files that I have on my pc. I run a small business and do my books on the pc but will have to start using the net book but do not want to loose my accounts.

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Re: how to copy pc hdd to external hdd

Postby wayne128 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:51 am

You can use gparted, run from Live CD/DVD /USB, and copy the whole partition from internal hard disk and paste to the USB unallocated space.

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Re: how to copy pc hdd to external hdd

Postby dialman » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:00 pm

thanks for your reply. I now realise that i just need to copy/paste my files from the pc to the ext. hdd and then copy paste the files from the ext hdd to my net book. Senior moment i think. :oops:


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