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Old 11-19-2005, 09:38 AM   #1
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copy and paste partitions over harddrives (Knoppix)

ok, i got an Acer computer with 40 GB hdd, but i wanted an 80 GB so i bought it and put it in.

then i notice that Windows is on a partition on the older hdd.

How can i set up Windows in my new hdd?
Old 11-19-2005, 10:40 AM   #2
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You can use the "dd" command. Here is the tutorial listed on the LQ site.

and here is a tutorial specific to your problem:

One more thing, the Knoppix Hacks book has a section for using "dd" to do exactly this and more.

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