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I don't know how sketch this is.

I currently have Bootcamp with Windows 7 on my internal along with my Snow Leopard. I'm moving to a bigger harddrive. I'm reinstalling Snow Leopard but I would like to keep my Bootcamp. How do I migrate the data from one drive to another? Any suggestions?

I'm not willing to spend money on this

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Thanks for the writeup. Not using compression on the disk image was the key to getting it to work. I am not sure why having compression on kills the restore. @Xster writeup: – TheJacobTaylor Jul 30 '10 at 4:27
up vote 7 down vote accepted

Winclone is a free tool that will make and restore images of your Windows drive. (Alt links: Cnet Download, Softonic)

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I'd never heard of that, but a quick skim of the linked URL seems like this is exactly what the OP is looking for. Upvoted. @user26453: Nice work. You might want to set your username to something a little less default, though. :) – Alexander Burke Mar 25 '10 at 4:59
Excellent! Winclone worked flawlessly. Required settings are write as dmg and uncompressed. It takes a really long time to restore but shorter than it would have taken me to reinstall all the stuff – Xster Mar 30 '10 at 4:48
I wrote my process at Thanks guys – Xster Apr 5 '10 at 23:17
Would this be a good way to change the partition size while you're at it? – brainjam Apr 10 '10 at 22:43
Although Winclone has been discontinued, it's still available from Softonic. – Daniel Beck Jan 4 '11 at 16:49

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