I don’t know for sure but I did manage to ghost my hard drive over to a new one. This one is about a hundred gigs smaller than the other but I had it partitioned in half anyway and just backed up all the crap that was on the second partition. It was kind of a pain in the ass as I had to do a repair on my boot image in order to boot up.

I am also trying Readyboost, which is a utility built in to Vista (at least the ultimate version) that basically creates a ram drive on my 2GB USB drive and is supposed to spedd things up a bit. The jury is still out on that one. I can’t tell right now since my system was moving at a crawl before I swapped out hard drives anyway.

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