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Questions tagged [clone]

A clone is a replication, or an exact copy, of something.

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Bootable USB for cloning and copying disk images

I have many PC's that are the exact same hardware and I would just like to clone the hard disk from one to another. Typically I would just remove the hard drive and use a USB to mSATA adapter and use ...
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How can I sync files between cloned systems?

I'm teaching children programming with Scratch and we're giving each student a Raspberry Pi to use. I want to be able to give them extra files for lessons down the road (like new background or sprite ...
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How do I manually clone a wifi access point?

I am running a powerline signal extender. Without further modification I now have two access points, one at the router and one at the extender, with different SSIDs. I want to clone the router so ...
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How do I clone a hard drive?

I want to completely clone my 250gb drive on my aptop to another 500gb hard drive connected via USB. The hard drive that is 500gb is blank-it is an upgrade in space for my laptop. I would like to do ...
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If motherboard is completely broken, can we just `sysprep` on new machine? If plausible, how?

When we move, sysprep is what we turn for. However, if we can't do that beforehand, what to do to make the old installation work on new machine?
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How do I clone a private key on Windows?

I have a remote server on a computer with Windows 8, using the program WinSCP to access. I want to access the server from another computer. The situation is I have not the password, so I want to know, ...
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Clonezilla sees external USB drive, but won't offer it as destination in partition to partition clone?

I'm trying to clone a single bootable partition on my Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system to a new SSD in an external USB container. I want the new SSD drive to be bootable. Clonezilla definitely sees the ...
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Cloning an internal HDD to external one through USB

I need to clone an existing internal HDD; and I want to do this through a USB port on my laptop; is this feasible?
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Cloning Windows 10 SSD's for multiple workstations [duplicate]

I need to reinstall 5 machines, all identical. I want to install one, configure it, then clone the drive to the others, and reset them machines to unique hard disk IDs, machine IDs and possibly Domain ...
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Cloning a RAID-1 Array in Linux to a Larger Capacity Drive

I have two existing Fonality (Asterisk based) VoIP servers that I would like to upgrade the hard disks on. Both servers have RAID1 arrays consisting of 2 80GB SATA drives. Here is the output of df -...
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How to clone entire VeraCrypt encrypted system drive and mount it later on Windows 10 to copy selected files?

I'm doing a fresh install of Windows and I need to make a copy of all files in my system drive so I can restore them later. I want to clone entire drive with dd tool (I'm going to use clonezilla). ...
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Clone disk over network

I need to clone one laptop's drive to another one which is basically the same built. They are M.2 PCIe drives so even if I wanted to open the laptops I can't currently find USB connectors for them. ...
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Could I clone a Kubernetes minion with vmware

My question is not "Can I clone a docker minion" but rather, will this somehow mess up the Kubernetes Master. We have 4 Kubernetes Minions. I want a 5th. My plan is to clone the 4th Minion, rename it ...
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Cloning drive and the length of time it should take

I am using EaseUS Todo Backup Free to clone a 1.81 TB external hard drive with 1.5 TB of data onto a 4TB external hard drive. It has been 47 hours and the estimated remaining time continues to ...
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Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format

When I try fetch v8 or gclient sync I get this error: Error: Command 'download_from_google_storage --no_resume --platform=linux* --no_auth --bucket chromium-clang-format -s v8/buildtools/linux64/...
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Why does the disk I cloned with Clonezilla take up more space than the source?

I used Clonezilla to clone a 1TB disk to a larger 2TB one, with the intention of making the 2TB my primary data drive. However, after performing the clone, I found that the cloned file system contains ...
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Windows no longer starts on HDDs / SSDs cloned from McAfee encrypted HDDs / SSDs

As suggested in Considerations when using imaging software with Endpoint Encryption software and reported by many experts in similar threads ( e.g. Clone McAfee encrypted partition to SSD ), Windows ...
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Linux - Periodically backup SSD to HDD dual drive setup

For context, in my particular situation I have Ubuntu 16.04 running /home on a 1TB hard drive, and / is on a 128GB SSD. I know I can use something like gparted to copy my partitions from the SSD to ...
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Httrack and cookies, my files appear like not logged

I want download all videos and images of a course in a webpage.. I am using httrack command line.. and I've downloaded my cookies with a extension chrome... I've set the cookies.txt in the proyect ...
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My RAID 10 Array has corrupted, how do I get back my data?

I have a server with 4 drives in a RAID 10 array. Recently my server was down with the Array not detecting the drives. Only a single drive is currently being seen by the RAID card while a second ...
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git clone stopped working

I'm on Bunsenlabs (based on Debian-jessie). A few months ago I went to clone something and got: git clone https://github.com/mdp/gibberish-aes.git Cloning into 'gibberish-aes'... fatal: unable to ...
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Full clone of running Linux Server (Centos7)

I need to create a completely identical linux system on another machine. Now I have a linux server up and running with Centos 7 installed. It acts as a server for some web resource. Also it runs in a ...
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Sandisk SSD on XP

I was wondering if this SSD supported garbage collection. I'm planning on moving my Windows XP Pro SP3 (32-bit) installation to an SSD using something like MiniTool Partition Wizard to clone it with ...
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Hard drive is reported as BAD by SMART; how do I save it?

On boot, SMART is reporting my main HD as having a status of 'bad' and that I should backup and replace it. It managed to boot into Windows after that, but I'm going to play it safe and replace the ...
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How fast is an HDD?

Recently I have replaced my SSD drive with an HDD drive (cloned the 250GB kingstone SSD to a 1TB HDD) at first boot the PC was running at an unusable speed took about 10m to turn on ,apps took 15-30s ...
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Virtual Machines and UUID changing

Where I work, we are attempting to implement a VM cloning solution for some of our machines. We have a piece of software that needs to be on the cloned image. When I clone the VM the software throws ...
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Could i Clone a disk to the disk with the cloneing program installed on

i am trying to clone a completly full SSD to another 1T HDD i haven't got any free space to install the 8GB cloneing program im useing so i have installed it on the new 1TB hard drive , the cloneing ...
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Cloning Fail and Missing SDD Volume

I have WIn10 and a Samsung 250GB SDD. Since the SDD was almost full I bought another to use for extra storage. I followed the Samsung instructions for cloning but it was VERY slow, would have taken ...
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Windows 7 Clone HDD to SSD – System unstable issue

I have seen many questions about Windows crashes after changing to SSD, but none that explain my issue.  In the last week I have replaced Graphics card, RAM and now added an SSD.  I have Windows 7 ...
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Transfer Bootable Windows 10 Partition to External Drive and then to Replacement Drive

I have a Windows 10 installation on an internal M.2 drive that I need to transfer to another M.2 drive that will replace the older M.2 drive. But I don't want to purchase additional hardware to ...
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Cloning Machine with VirtualBox

I am trying to clone a VirtualBox Ubuntu 16.10 instance for a remote machine. I am using VirtualBox Version 5.1.22 r115126 (Qt5.6.2). I have used Machine...Clone to clone the hard disk, which is a ....
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What is “cloning a hard drive” and how does one go about doing it?

What does cloning a hard drive mean? Is it just simply copying over all the "CONTENT" of the hard drive EXCLUDING the operating system, drivers, all the installed programs? or is it copying the ENTIRE ...
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How to Restore a Cloned Drive to Original Size?

A while back I had a laptop that crashed on me and I was able to successfully clone the hard drive onto a 3 TB WD drive that I had in an enclosure. However I didn't realize at the time, since I had ...
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How to clone USB(MTP) device

I have two identical USB/MP3 players. One is corrupted (removed w/o unmounting). I would like to fix the corrupted device by cloning the working device. The corrupted device reports this in /var/...
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Cloning process failing

I am a brand spankin new software and tech intern at an industrial company that uses antiquated technology. My second day and I am tasked with troubleshooting the failure of a cloning process. The ...
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Cloning VM with VBoxManage command - files OK, but no new VM

My goal is to automate VM backup tasks. I recently discovered the use of on line command Vboxmanage and got some nice results. However I'm puzzled with the command: VBoxManage clonevm "name of the ...
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How to transfer data between a replacement SSD and old SSD? [duplicate]

My plan is to replace my laptop's current 256GB SSD with a 1 or 2 TB SSD. This means that the new SSD will be completely empty without any OS, or my data... I am using Windows 10 on the subject ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 10: Clone guest?

This is about Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro (the consumer / desktop flavor -- no "server" OS). I am trying to clone a (linux) guest by exporting / importing it. Exporting succeeds, but importing gives an ...
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cloning or backing up Windows 7 installations

It occurred to be today that my two windows computers have years of work on them, and that I need to back them up. I'm not really concerned with backing up data per se, but I am looking at the way I ...
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Can Sysprep be used to generalize a clone (as opposed to the master)?

My company has 200 PCs that were cloned from one master PC without using Sysprep. (We didn't know we should use Sysprep at the time we cloned them.) We have experienced occasional "domain trust ...
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HDD -> SSD Clone [Insufficent storage]

Im cloning a hdd with windows 7 to sdd with "sector by sector clone" but im having insufficient storage error. It only shows when I tick "sector by sector clone". How do I solve this? I already ...
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How to clone an freezed SSD to another SSD? [closed]

I have a system running Windows 7 OS, with many programs. It's frozen by deep freeze. The old SSD is 120GB and the new one is 120GB as well. I tried a raw copy program to clone it. But it didn't clone ...
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Lenovo P50 is not booting from NVMe SSD

I bought Lenovo P50 recently with regular HDD and decided to have NVMe now. I put the NVMe without pulling the HDD out. I used the EaseUS Todo to clone the Windows to NVMe drive. It copied ...
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Cloning Hard Drive with DD May have Bricked the PC?

I wished to clone a 500GB hard drive, so I booted into Kali Linux and ran the following command: dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/root/usb/windows.img bs=64k conv=noerror This all worked absolutely fine, ...
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Clone laptop SSD to bigger SSD via USB HDD - Windows 7

What would be the easiest way to do the above, having in mind that the usb HDD is not empty (but it has more than enough room for the SSD contents) and that it doesn't have a OS, and also, that I don'...
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How can I clone a Windows drive to an SSD with Mac already on it?

I have a 250gb SSD partitioned half for macOS Sierra and the other half NTFS. I'm trying to clone my HDD with Windows 10 on it to my NTFS partition on the SSD, but I haven't had any luck in trying to ...
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How to clone an entire drive to part of another?

I have a triple boot between macOS Sierra, Windows 10, and Linux, on my 500gb ssd inside my laptop. How can I clone all of my partitions onto an external drive? It is 3tb and has an empty 600gb ...
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Clonezilla hard drive clone - Target HDD not booting

I am tasked to clone an IDE HDD from an industrial computer. The HDD has on it a Windows 2000 and MS-DOS partition. I want to clone the entire disk to another IDE disk of identical size. The original ...
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dd in mounted USB FAT32 for forensic analysis? [closed]

I guys, I want clone a USB for forensic analysis. I want know about of: This is my principal question: Could I lose important data if the USB (with a fat32 partition) is mounted while I try cloning ...
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Clone OSX and Windows bootcamp to SSD from HDD

i'm in desperate need of help my state -Installed ssd into machine (optical drive slot) - erased ssd Now i want to clone everything thats on my hard drive to my sdd. I started up carbon copy cloner ...