how to copy fresh install of Win XP

  millea 21:25 PM 24 Nov 12
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Can anyone advise me on how to copy a fresh install of Win XP. I Have formatted my pc and reinstalled XP on an older PC which I still like to use.

I think this may be a good idea so I don't have to go thru all the necessary reinstalling of the drivers and every thing else that goes with it.

If poss, keep it reasonably easy guys,in layman terms.

Regards

Brian

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:21 PM 24 Nov 12

Paragon Backup and Recovery (Advanced) Free

Use this to make an image of your drive.

  Strawballs 22:58 PM 24 Nov 12

The drivers from the older PC will be wrong for the newer PC

  Diemmess 12:07 PM 25 Nov 12

I rely on Acronis for backup/restore, but as Jock1e says it will only work to restore the PC on which the original was made. It won't run on a different PC.

  onthelimit1 13:01 PM 25 Nov 12

I've found Paragon to be every bit as good as Acronis, and it's free.

  millea 22:20 PM 02 Dec 12

Thanks for your replys guys i will try the Paragon first being as it's free

Cheers

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