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Clone a live system - windows xp

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Is there any software out there that will take and all me to make a backup image of a live system? I have a system down and i need to clone a working live system and make an image of it so i can then put it on a harddrive and send to the client.

I thought ghost would do it but i keep getting the good ol force volume lock.

Any software would help thanks! need to make image so i can ftp the image to the home office and burn to harddrive.

Thanks!
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by:Ram Balachandran
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There are many other free tools for cloning the OS

Clonezilla
DriveImage XML
Todo Backup Free


Ref : http://www.lockergnome.com/windows/2012/06/26/three-free-ways-clone-windows-xp-2012-follow-up/
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You could also look at taking a virtual image of the live system using Disk2VHD

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/ee656415.aspx

You can then either dump that VHD back to the hard drive of a PC, OR you could run it as a virtual system.
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Ok I'm making the vhd file now. Just curious how do i burn it to the harddrive here Or expand it if you will ?
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thanks all!
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