CloneZilla is a free cloning/imaging tool that creates and restores snapshots. It can also be used for mass deployment.

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How can I get rid of an old HDD that my PC currenty relies on to boot?

So, this was kind of interesting. I have Windows installed on a 500 Gb hard drive, and there's been an additional 80 Gb drive sitting inside my tower for a couple of years, collecting dust (I don't ...
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How did Clonezilla create a drive image file in my NTFS drive's folder?

I ran Clonezilla, and for a drive image destination, I chose the "backup" folder at the root of my NTFS drive. The operation completed successfully; however, upon rebooting into Windows, there was no ...
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Disk copy of failing drive with Fedora 14

I have a WD disk drive of 1 Tera Byte capacity with Fedora 14 installed. On it I also have Virtual Box with a Windows XP guest installed. Now BIOS startup and Fedora is reporting that disk failure ...
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Alternative to rsync for file level cloning?

I have 500gb of files that I want to copy to a temporary drive and then back. I would like to be able to do this as fast as possible. I checked out doing a block level clone, which is nice and fast ...
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Must I backup the 100MB hidden partition when creating a disk image with Clonezilla?

I'm running 32-bit Win 7. I just finished a clean install, with Windows Update patches and service packs. In order to save time in the future, I made an image of the C: partition using Clonezilla. ...
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PC cannot see Clonezilla server when using PXE Boot

Hi I have about 15 workstations, all have the same hardware specs so I figured clonezilla is perfect for cloning them. So I followed everything this guide says :cloning groups of school computers ...
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Clonezilla , NLite and PCs with different hardware specs

I used Clonezilla to create and restore images from a master computer to other workstations with the same specs. But the problem now is there are new computers whose hardware specs are different than ...
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“No unmounted partitions found” error while restoring Clonezilla backup to VirtualBox VM

I have an old notebook on which I would like to reinstall XP. I thought I could create an image with Clonezilla (which I did successfully, stored the image to my USB-Drive) and create a VirtualBox ...
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How to restore an image split in several CDs?

I am helping to recycle and restore some old computers at a local charity. At home, I have created a Xubuntu installation in a virtual machine, so every needed program was installed and everything was ...
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Is there a good alternative to sysprep?

I need to save an image of a machine and redeploy it later, but the hardware will be different on each computer (so I can't use clonezilla without driver problems). I've done some research and it ...
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How can I copy a drive image to a new SSD and make it bootable?

I recently purchased a G.SKILL Phoenix Pro 120GB SSD, and attempted to make an image of my current drive, and restore that image to the new SSD. The current drive is a 320GB HDD in an HP Envy 14 ...
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clonezilla moving to bigger harddrive

I successfully cloned my hard drive from 250gb to 1Tb using -k1 on expert mode. but when I explore the folders, why is it still acting like a 250 gb hard drive. It is still showing that 180gb ...
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Why Clonezilla doesn't recognize RAID0 drives - and how to fix it?

I have a not-so-recent HP desktop PC (model# m9510f, Q8200 CPU - I think it was manufactured in early 2009 sometime, because it still had Vista 64-bit). I've set it up with a pair of 500GB drives ...
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CloneZilla Broke My System? Ubuntu Installation Lost After Running CloneZilla

I just read through this post and tried to get my installation back using this answer to no avail. What happened to me is this: I spent an hour or more reading through the CloneZilla docs. I ...
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Linux Mounting Problem

I have an Iomega Network Attached Storage device on my Windows network. I am trying to use a clonezilla live USB flash drive to backup my netbook to my Iomega Network Attached Storage device. The ...
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few questions on Clonezilla

I'm trying to clone my windows xp installation. If I back it up using Clonezilla and the my XP machine is infected by virus/spyware would I also be bringing the whole mess when I try to back it up. ...
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Cloning Windows 7 to Another Machine

I am trying to clone a Windows 7 Install from one machine to others, in a computer lab situation. I have used clonezilla to make an image of the machine's harddrive and then attempted to write that ...
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Clonezilla disk to disk clone on a dual boot ubuntu karmic & XP setup - cannot open '/boot/grub/device.map'

I just tried to clone a failing existing boot drive for a dual boot system with Ubuntu karmic and Windows XP installed using Clonezilla. The cloning worked fine right up until the end when I got the ...
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How to install clonezilla on Ubuntu 9.10?

I installed latest Ubuntu on a flash drive. Was ready to install clonezilla with apt-get install clonezilla but that's not the way to do it? I prefer a physical install to a live one because I then ...
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“Reboot and select proper boot device”?

I didn't find the answer in Clonezilla's site/mailing list archives. Maybe someone has already seen this issue and knows how to recover from it: On a test host, using www.partedmagic.com, I created ...
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How reliable is Clonezilla for backing up and restoring Windows Vista Home Premium?

I am of course talking about full "system image" backups, similar to the old Norton Ghost. Should I look at other options? There are quite a few paid and free choices, but Clonezilla looks the best ...