troubleshooting Question

Cloned HDD

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Jean-Christophe GALLANDFlag for France asked on
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I want to be able to test software and windows settings without damaging my system
I know there are multiple solutions but would like your feedback on the following option please
- I buy and install a new HDD
- I assigned letter D: for this new HDD, my original is on C:
- I clone regularly C: on D:
- I keep D: in my pc; I don't remove it
- When I want to test a software, I boot my PC on D: instead of C:

Questions are
- Is this technically feasible? Can I keep my 2 HDDs in my PC and switch from one to the other by rebooting?
- Is there a cloning software that would do incremental cloning from C: to D: and not full cloning (to save time when I update D:)

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