From: pyotr filipivich on 9 Aug 2010 14:58
Shoe <j_shoe(a)yahoo.com> on Fri, 23 Jul 2010 07:57:26 -0400 typed in
alt.os.windows-xp the following:
>I am using the upgrade version. I looked at the procedures for using
>the upgrade disc on a clean install and decided that cloning the drive
>would be the easiest way to do the install. I've cloned drives before
>using Acronis and it's basically a matter of starting the program and
>walking away until it finishes. I have external enclosures I can use
>to temporarily install the drive to clone to.
I've been trying to clone the C (Clyde): drive to drive D(Doug):
and keep getting a failure mode (Error code 9 - MFTs bitmap is
corrupt) Clyde is 160 Gb, Doug is 200 and had been the music file
drive. Had been - its backed up - and has been formatted three times,
chkdsk /r and the like.
Is the solution to disconnect the hard drive and put it in an
Just when you think you see the light at the end of the tunnel,
you find out it's a 900lb gorilla with a flashlight!!
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