By this I mean get the entire contents of the hard drive in current use onto a brand new hard drive. My logic being that if the current drive should quit or it got badly corrupted--say the read/write arm dragged on the head--I could simply pop my new drive in, plug it in and away I would go. With very little work. I save the few files I really want to CDs and floppies, but if my idea IS practical, I"d not have to load every blasted program in front scratch and tinker and tinker with settings.
Am I a dreamer? What are the pros and cons?