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JohnCoffee 04-22-2006 04:22 AM

Maybe a stupid question
 
Maybe this is a damn stupid question - I just want to make sure.
I'm planning to replace the 80GB internal HD of my brothers iMac G4 with a 300GB drive. Is there anything I have to take care of when using SD2.1 to copy the whole system and all data from the former drive to the new one?

I guess not - just copy all and then install the new HD. Voila.

Anybody can confirm?

Thanks a lot
John

dnanian 04-22-2006 11:11 AM

That's right -- that's all there is to it, John. One small thing: name the two drives the same. Should be easy, though -- good luck!

JohnCoffee 04-23-2006 12:56 PM

Thanks a lot for the quick feedback Dave. Also for the suggestion with the same name - I would have named it different - but you are right - there is less troubles with paths and stuff when using the same name.

best regards
John

dnanian 04-23-2006 01:37 PM

Happy to help, John -- good luck with it.

JohnCoffee 05-07-2006 04:34 AM

just a short feedback - all worked perfect. The HD is in and running fine. Back up took about 3hrs - for 328'000+ files. :)

Best regards
John

dnanian 05-07-2006 09:17 AM

Great -- thanks for letting us know about your success!


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