Okay, I am going to give that a shot.
So you are saying that even if I physically disconnect the old drive and reconnect the new one as the main drive, with main jumpers, it still wont be seen as the C: drive, yet as the F: drive as it currently is even though it is the only drive connected?
Also, I am on a wireless network. However, I don't know how to make the comps see each other. And it only shows the option of connecting to MSHOME in the registry editor, but im on another network, with its own unique name that isnt shown...??
Also, the four files the program couldn't copy over are:
F:\System Volume Information\MountPointManagerRemoteDatabase
F:\System Volume Information\tracking.log
As an alternative, would I just be able to put in my Windows XP cd-rom after I remove the failing drive, and do a repair install after booting my comp to the cd-rom?
Also, last bit, my failing hard drive is C:, and the one that I just installed is seen as F: