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Replacing an existing system boot drive on Windows 2000 Server

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I have a Windows 2000 Server 1U server that has a 5 year old 40gb IDE drive in it.  I'm amazed that the drive has lasted this long.  But I fear its days are numbered, even though there's no signs that anything is amiss.  A good dose of paranoia is not always a bad thing.  To that end, I would like to replace the existing 5 year old drive with a new one.  However, I want to avoid having to reinstall W2K server from scratch and go through all the updates and configuration and since I'm hosting 5 dozen domains on IIS on this server (i.e. drive).  What would be the best way to replace the drive and keep the down time and reinstallation of software and reconfiguration to an absolute minimum?

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