Hi all, I've had ATI Home 10.0 for a while now and have always used cloning from within windows (I clone to a 80GB eSATA drive) as my back up routine on my machine. Yes, I know it's a little unorthodox, but this enables me to boot straight into the cloned HDD if there was ever a failure in the first HDD. It doesn't take long to do so I've settled into this little routine. Also, out of four other boxes I have, three of them (for other members of the family) are all of the same build, so I can simply take this to any of the others and boot as required. Now, with that out of the way, as mentioned I clone from within windows, but recently found the installation CD is actually bootable. Question is, can I use the installation CD to perform the cloning, irrespective of whether ATI Home is installed on the target machine? I'm thinking about getting another one of these external drives (on special with 500GB HDD) to make a copy of about 400GB of data on the other forth machine/pseudo-desktop-server. So in summary, can ATI Home Install CD literally boot in another machine which doesn't have ATI Home installed (above pseudo-server) and clone the disk? Secondly, from just searching now, I've read that cloning from the Install CD is recommended compared to performing it via Windows. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being really recommended) how would you rate this recommendation and are they any caveats? Cheers for all your help.