Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - PomeroyDriveCloning
Drive Cloning Instructions
1. Connect blank drive to USB-to-SATA adapter. Plug adapter and USB flash drive with
Clonezilla into USB ports, preferably USB 3.0(indicated by blue or yellow tabs in the
ports themselves or by the letters “SS”; Super Speed).
2. Power on computer and immediately begin pressing F9 to select the boot menu.
3. Select the USB flash drive with Clonezilla.
4. Load Clonezilla Live VGA 800x600.
5. Set Language.
6. Select “Don’t touch keymap”.
7. Start Clonezilla.
8. Select “Device – Device”.
9. Select “Beginner Mode”.
10. Select “Disk to Local Disk”.
11. Select source disk. Usually labeled SDA.
12. Select target disk. Usually labeled SDB or SDC.
13. Select “Skip Checking/Repairing”.
14. Press Enter to continue.
15. Press Enter to continue.
16. Type “y” and press Enter to continue.
17. Type “y” and press Enter again to confirm.
18. Type “y” and press Enter to clone the Boot Loader, if asked.
19. Cloning will start and complete automatically. When cloning is complete, press Enter to
20. Select “Power Off”.
Drive Replacement Instructions
1. Loosen case cover retaining screw and slide cover towards the back of the case then lift
2. Unplug SATA/power adapter from the back of the CD drive.
3. Bend green retaining clip away from metal tab holding CD drive in place, releasing the
4. Slide CD drive out of the front of the case.
5. Pinch the metal clip that holds the hard drive enclosure in place and the enclosure will
pop up slightly.
6. Carefully pull the hinged clip upward. This will disengage the drive’s attachment to the
power and data port. Then pull the enclosure straight up and out of the case.
7. Remove screws securing hard drive to enclosure using a #15 hex bit.
8. Remove the drive from the enclosure and check the drive CT # against the Computer
Serial #. Record the bad hard drive Serial #.
9. Record a new hard drive Serial # and CT #. Secure the new drive in the enclosure with
the hex screws. Do not over torque the screws.
11. Replace hard drive enclosure by facing the drive’s data/power port toward the front of
the case. Slide it into the tracks that match the metal liners on the hard drive screws.
12. Push down, securing the hinged clip in its original position. Be sure that the clip engages
the catch on the case.
13. Replace the CD drive by sliding in into the case from the front.
14. Be sure the green retaining clip engages the metal tab, holding the CD drive in place.
15. Plug power/data cable back into the port on the CD drive.
16. Replace the case cover by placing it on the case slightly rearward and sliding it forward
until it meets the plastic bezel at the front. Secure the cover by tightening the black
After cloning and replacing the hard drives, boot up the computer to make sure the
process worked properly and that the operating system loads.