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This is a discussion on cloning / mirroring external hard drive within the Removable Media Drives forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. could somebody suggest if this mirroring of seagate external usb 250 portable drive is possible?? immediate problem is that i

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Old 02-14-2011, 04:47 AM   #1
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could somebody suggest if this mirroring of seagate external usb 250 portable drive is possible??
immediate problem is that i cannot recover data from the disk which is only a year old with only single partition. the disk comes on the file explorer after a while and i cannot access the data directly.
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Old 02-15-2011, 12:33 PM   #2
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If you can't access the drive (if that's what you are saying), a disk-imaging program would also have the same problem.

But if you already have the required software it would do no harm to try, though I would try doing it outside of Windows if you have a bootable CD which runs the disk-imaging software. That will stop Windows getting in the way of the process.
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