IBM notebook drive clone

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by SURE1, Apr 24, 2007.

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  1. SURE1

    SURE1 Registered Member

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    Greetings,

    I am trying to clone (and or complete image) an IBM Thinkpad notebook hard drive. The problem is that IBM uses a hidden partition that effects the boot sector somehow. When I clone the drive it won't boot. How can I do an exact clone or complete image without modifying the boot sector?

    I am using TI 9

    Thanks,
    Dan
     
  2. DwnNdrty

    DwnNdrty Registered Member

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    Try making the clone using the bootable True Image CD.
     
  3. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

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    Hello SURE1,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    Please notice that most likely the case is the hidden partition got resized during the cloning operation to a different sized hard drive. Please perform the cloning operation using manual (not automatic) clone mode and manual (not proportional/as is) partition transfer method, when prompted. Make sure you don't resize/move the service partition. Please see chapter "Transferring the system to a new disk" of the respective User's Guide for details.

    Thank you.
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    Marat Setdikov
     
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