Trying to upgrade the Sky+ HD box hard drive from 300Gb to 1TB. Should be straight forward. Plug in two SATA hard drives, use copy+ to partition and transfer recordings etc.
Unfortunately copy+ gave endless read errors - in fact a log file of 15mb of errors! The author of the program is very helpful and gave me some pointers, but it appeared that the Sky drive was quite corrupted.
I was using two cheap USB to SATA plug ins to drive the two disks, then remembered my trusty old desktop in the garage (pictured!) - 14 years old, but I had installed a internal SATA interface. Booted up first time and connected up drives. Repeated the clone, and works perfectly!
One hour to go to see if it worked!