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I want to update my my fs computer with newer hardware however what i holding me back is the amount of time i have spent getting everything right with all the hardware and software and the addons etc, 

 

i was wondering whether it would be possible to take a clone copy of my current setup and then when i get the new computer just clone the image back to the new hdd with the new computer, would that work? 

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I've never done this before so take my advice with a grain of salt.

 

There are couple things I'd keep in mind, a lot of your aircraft profiles are in your "My Documents" folder depending on where you chose to save it. 

 

There's also some scattered throughout your directory, I think your scenery should be relatively safe though with just a simple copy and paste as your also copy and pasting the same scenery director. 

 

Honestly though, if you just take a night and just reinstall everything, I think you'll save yourself a bit of time debugging what didn't paste over properly. 

 

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Here's a post on cloning software and hardware you can use. I'm sure there are cheaper software available if you google it. 

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thanks for the info, yes probably best option is to reinstall everything from scratch.

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