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#1 bigdog1100

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 08:44 AM

Hello. I have Windows 7, 64 Bit. It is on HDD. In May I will buy 128 gig SSD. How can I move Windows 7 to SSD as well as some other programs effectively? What is the procedure, and what would you suggest is the best way to do it? Also if I want to leave desktop, My Documents, and all other folders on my hard drive, will it be possible. So basically what I am asking is, what will be moved with Windows.

Also, I tried twice to backup Windows 7 image, and it failed both times, while I had more than enough space on my external drive. Any suggestions?

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#2 Nimblewill

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 07:16 PM

Head on over to www.sevenforums.com and check out the tutorials on installing your ssd. Post your questions about the install.

Personally I would do a clean install of W7 on the ssd. Be sure to disconnect the old drive before installing W7.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:22 PM

Hi, Try this EaseUS® Todo Backup Free 4.0
http://www.todo-backup.com/products/home/free-backup-software-features.htm

When going to a SSD do not forget to check the SSD box.

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