Cloning function of ATIH2011, German function, delivers wrong partitions on target drive
I've been trying to generate a clone of my 1TB-drive on an external 1TB-USB-drive.
1st I generated 3 partitions on the target drive with identical size of the source drive partitions:"L" primary active 100MB, "M" 200GB logical for my programs and "N" 731,4GB logical for my data.
then I started the Cloning function (I tried both, automatic and manual).
ATIH2011 acknowledges the migration plan with the correct drive IDs and sizes (both those of the source drive).
After starting execution the system asks for a restart, and continues working for a few hours.
Finally, the PC goes into a hibernating status- after waking it up, it shows the "L" system-partition, a "F"-partition with the program and the remaining 731,4GB as "not aaigned" and empty.
Does someone has an idea what I am doing wrong?
tnx and rds
If you use the clone function, you will get an exact copy of your disk onto the USB. There is no point preparing that disk with partitions. Everything on the target disk will be erased, including the partition system.
Do the clone from the recovery CD, not from Windows.
Tnx again, Pat L.
cloning worked the way you described in yr answers (I'm wondering, why this procedure does not show up in all Acronis docu I looked at...).
nevertheless, thanks to yr comments, I've been able to generate a clone on a USB-HD. Unfortunately, the PC does not boot frm the clone (I had selected USB-HD as 1st boot device, CDROM as 2nd and Int HD as 3rd).
When looking at the cloning result (before trying to boot frm it), explorer shows different drive letters for the source HD (J:, C:, D:) and for the cloning result (F:, G: and H:). should it look this way?
would be great, if you have some more answers for me!