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    packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    my daughters packard bell easynote tj65 hard drive is about to pack it in. the hard drive is a toshiba MK5055GSX. 500GB.

    I have tried to image the drive using the tool in windows 7 and also norton ghost. but when i replace the drive i get operating system not found, BROADCOM UNDI PXE-2.1 V11.4.1

    The replacement drive is a 160gb samsung HM161GI

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    Re: packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    I'd try Acronis True Image.

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    Re: packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    sounds like your PXE booting and not off the hard drive. Have you ensured bios has picked up the replacement drive.

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    Re: packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    Maybe the imaging tool can't load a HDD controller driver.

    Clone the drive on a separate machine.

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    Re: packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    tried acronis. still the same. what steps should i take to prepare the new drive. is it possible to plug 2 laptop drives into my desktop 2 clone. i dont have access to another laptop.

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    Re: packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    You just need to plug one in at a time. You need a converter or external caddy.

    Make an image and store it on your PC then transfer it to the new drive.

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    Re: packard bell easynote backup problems. HELP

    cheers mate i'll try that tommorrow. the wife has her pals round and i cant near my desktop.
    the drive appears to have cloned but in computer management it just sees it as a primary drive(not labelled as boot,etc).thats after i've pulled it out the laptop and connected externally via usb.