Thanks for the tip. I appreciate it !
It's an oldie for sure... but it does have a SATA HD.
I use the old laptop for checking emails and surfing the web.
It's painful to use at times...
I believe it ended up being 158GB.
Maybe it has something to do with the fact the laptop is 10 years old.
Well, after I formatted the memory stick in NTFS, I plugged it into the laptop and it popped up as Drive "E" amd I was able to make an image.
It seems to be a mix of opinions on Win10, some like it, and some don't.
I know Win10 IS the future, but I am in the club of suspecting that...
If the digital entitlement is still valid, I should be OK. But if Win10 complains, I'll use your method, or just go back to Win 7 Ultimate.
Thanks, sounds like I can go right to Win10 without any other manipulations.
Good to know.... Thanks @!
The machine I am putting the new HD in, already had the digital entitlement for Win10. But since I am changing the hardware, I don't know if it...
Thank you gentlemen for the various solutions to try.
I'll play around and let you know if one works for me.
Regards to you all.
So now what are my options?
Am I stuck creating an image using CD's ?
It's not the end of the world I guess. I can just format the...
OK... I formatted the 250GB memory stick to NTFS and it still shows up as a removable storage device.
And I have not yet done any imaging.
Froggy.. Thanks ! :)
Oh... should that mem stick be formatted NTFS to make an image ?
It's formatted exFAT right now, but I will change the...
I have replaced my OS drive with a brand new HD drive and had been using Win 7 on the old HD.
But Since I am going to format and install...
Thanks Froggy ! That's a great tip. I want to make one large partition so I will make that adjustment.
BTW. I just looked and the 256GB...
OK. Image it will be !
I agree there is some confusion between the terms Clone and Image.
I had always though that a clone would be...
Thanks again for the insight.
It sounds like this should work !
Thanks for that info.... I will try my luck again.
Hi Again BrianK.
It's legacy and Win 8.1 is o the laptop.
I have a Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop with a 250GB hard drive.
I want to upgrade it to a 500GB drive and was hoping for it to be a simple...
It sure was a strange coincidence.
Win10 has had may problems.....
Hi Brian K.
Bummer ! :.(
Thank goodness I was able to recover the PST file. I lost about a month of emails and calendar events, but it's not...
The news isn't good.
I selected the "Recovery" Partition, then selected BCD Edit.
With the "Menu" button selected, there is nothing at all in...
Sounds foreboding..... I hope there is something in the box.
I can't recall. I'll check in the morning. Sorry. :.(
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