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Offline Raif

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Hard Drive failing
« on: February 08, 2013, 02:25:46 PM »
Pretty sure my secondary hard drive is failing.

I have a 120g ssd drive with my windows on it, but I put music and Wow and other Big things on my 1TB secondary drive.

The main drive is ok, but I'm pretty sure its time for the older one to give it up. I bought a new 2TB drive.

Wondering if its best to install the new one and just copy over the files, or clone the old one(if so ive never attempted that one before)


Suggestions?

Offline Shadowwolf

Re: Hard Drive failing
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2013, 02:54:02 PM »
Id manually copy the files over. If there are any physically damaged sectors of the drive, cloning will only copy over corrupt files. A manual copy will take longer, but at least youll be able to see if you lost any files to corruption/failure.
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Offline Raif

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Re: Hard Drive failing
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2013, 03:24:33 PM »
Thanks a ton!



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