can't clone


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I have been trying to clone a working dual boot XP/7 from a disc to a partition with no luck - I'm using HD clone 3.6 pro - I keep getting a unreadable Partition


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Hi CDA, welcome to NST.
What do you mean by "from a disc to a partition" ?
Your dual boot will need to be in 2 partitions before and after you clone it.
An XP clone to a new HDD will run on the original PC without problems. A W7 clone will need to have a boot repair. (because XP uses the BIOS for partition information, but W7 uses the HDD hardware ID).
Clones to new hardware will need to be re-activated, and if the OS is an OEM key, MS will decline to validate the activation on new hardware.
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