Hard Drive replacement procedure

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Hard Drive Installation
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I have a Dell Latitude D 620 Laptop. I would like to upgrade the internal Hard Drive. What is the procedure to copy the entire HD to an external HD, swap out the internal drive, and then completely restore all of the SW ?

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You wouldn’t be able to restore all of the software by a copy and paste. A third party backup and restore application like Acronis True Image will help you do this.

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Most hard drive replacement may come with a 3rd party utility to “clone” your original drive to an external destination and then restore back onto new drives. Products like Acronis and Symantec/Norton Ghost would suffice for the job.

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