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I bought a wiped hard drive for my Samsung.


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#1 bobbymcl

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 12:31 AM

I bought a wiped hard drive for my Samsung With windows 7.where is the best place to get a operating system disk .also can I change it to windows 8.

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 07:09 AM

IMO skip 8 and go to 10 or stay with 7, you will be better off in the long run.  Wasting $ on 8 does not make sense when you can redo you 7 free as long as you have a valid COA sticker or jump to 10 and use the $ a little more wisely.


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Posted 24 January 2015 - 04:09 PM

If your Samsung has no defects now...you can simply install the new hard drive (as a secondary drive) and the clone the old contents onto the new drive.  Macrium Reflect is a good program for such cloning.

 

I agree with Phil about Win 8, there's no point in installing it at this time.

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/563998/windows-10-will-be-a-free-upgrade-for-the-first-year-after-launch/

 

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Edited by hamluis, 24 January 2015 - 04:10 PM.





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