cloning software


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cloning software

Software that copies the entire hard disk to another hard disk or to another computer via direct cable or the network. Cloning is used to back up the computer for a future system restore and to provide interim storage for replacing the hard disk. It is also used to make a master copy of a computer configuration for quick installations on new machines. The cloned disk is copied verbatim (cloned again) to the new computer much quicker than installing the OS and applications individually. See image file, re-imaging, ghosting server and clone.
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The desktop bundle kit includes the SSD, cloning software, cables (SATA data and power), and 3.
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Due to limitations in their cloning software, Watson maintained 25 to 30 different Master Image files.
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There is no generally accepted term for this new category of software, so I will use the term document cloner, or document cloning software.
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