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How To Transfer Everything To New Notebook Hard Drive ?


I'm going to be upgrading my 9. 6 gb hard drive in my notebook to a 60 gb hitachi 7k60 due to its impressive performance ratings. Now, what's the cheapest way to transfer everything from my old hard drive to the new hard drive? Do i have to waste my money on those expensive one time only data transfer kits?

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