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Installing W7 On Second Drive


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#1 blckninja

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Posted 12 November 2014 - 12:13 AM

Currently I have my OS on my primary HD but want to transfer it over to my SD, but i'm worried about losing files and whatnot (i'm not very experienced with software, i'm a hardware man).  How can I go about installing W7 onto my SD and deleting the partition on my HD without corrupting/messing up files on my computer?



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Posted 12 November 2014 - 08:11 AM

Create a system image, I guess. It backs up everything to a hard drive, and you can use it to restore everything to the SSD.

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Posted 12 November 2014 - 10:04 AM

Macrium Reflect is a good program for cloning the hdd, you can find a tutorial here.

 

G-Parted is a good program to resize a partition, you can find a tutorial here


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