Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

how do i transfer windows 7 from one hard drive to another?


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 halperdude

halperdude

  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:01:02 AM

Posted 11 December 2011 - 02:41 PM

so i just installed my new 1tb 7200rpm hard drive, and it runs perfectly, my only problem is windows 7 is on my 500gb hard drive, so i want to move it over to the obviously faster hard drive. What's the least complicated/easiest way to do this?

Thanks for any help you can offer me, i really appreciate it.

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Allan

Allan

  • BC Advisor
  • 8,629 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:New Jersey
  • Local time:02:02 AM

Posted 11 December 2011 - 02:45 PM

Use disc imaging software to either clone the drive or simply create an image and restore it to the new drive. Acronis True Image is the best of breed disc imaging software, Macrium Reflect is the best free alternative.

#3 noknojon

noknojon

  • Banned
  • 10,871 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Local time:04:02 PM

Posted 11 December 2011 - 02:50 PM

2 very good solutions from Microsoft (depending how proficient you are -
Item 1

Item 2

EDIT -
They include Allans reply also

Edited by noknojon, 11 December 2011 - 02:51 PM.


#4 ReviverSoft

ReviverSoft

    Happy to help!


  • Members
  • 1,552 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Somewhere on this planet...
  • Local time:11:02 PM

Posted 12 December 2011 - 07:28 AM

Follow the guide below and you're good to go!

Clone hard drive with free Windows 7 clone software

Edited by ReviverSoft, 12 December 2011 - 07:29 AM.

ReviverSoft - Happy to help!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users