You know the feeling when you are trying to reinstall software on a computer…you’ve done it many times…but all of a sudden you can’t find the original DVD with the software key printed on it?
Yup. M e too.
Belarc Advisor (http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html) to the rescue. It will tell you the licenses of software already installed on the computer.
It also tells you a whole lot about your computer’s system: disk space, memory, etc.
Microsoft DiskPart version 6.2.9200
Copyright (C) 1999-2012 Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: COMPUTER
DISKPART> list disk
Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
——– ————- ——- ——- — —
Disk 0 Online 298 GB 0 B
Disk 1 Online 7509 MB 6619 MB
DISKPART> select disk 1
Disk 1 is now the selected disk.
DiskPart succeeded in cleaning the disk.
DISKPART> create partition primary
DiskPart succeeded in creating the specified partition.
This info was copied from: http://geekswithblogs.net/ilich/archive/2013/04/26/recovering-unallocated-space-of-a-usb-flash-drive.aspx
I recently upgraded my “data” drive from a 3TB to a WD Black 6TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive – 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 128MB Cache 3.5 Inch drive.
Once I had both drives installed in the computer, it was time to copy data.
Head over to: Start Menu -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt. Right click on it, and choose “Run as administrator”
xcopy f:\ e:\ /f /h /i /j /o /s /v /x 1>>c:\xferlog.txt 2>&1
Continue reading Using xcopy to safely copy (and verify) files from one drive to another