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Windows 7: Cloning questions re: upgrading to SSD

10 Sep 2012   #11
Hiker Guy

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
You need to do a Clean Install. If you image you are going to take old Motherboard drivers in the image and who knows what else. You said it is for work and needs to be as stable as possible. Imaging an old PC to a new one will not get you that.
I think bigmck AND mjf AND ignatzatsonic AND linnemeyerhere have convinced me that a new build is going to be the most stable and clean. (I'm thick headed sometimes, appreciate the consistent feedback.) I can do that, just takes time. Bummer.....was looking for a good acceptable shortcut.

Well, that makes the issue a simpler question, do I go with Win 7 or Win 8?

Thank you for your help. Oh, also will be going with the Samsung SSD.


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10 Sep 2012   #12
ignatzatsonic

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hiker Guy View Post

Well, that makes the issue a simpler question, do I go with Win 7 or Win 8?

Thank you for your help. Oh, also will be going with the Samsung SSD.
Good choice on Samsung.

Are you being serious or sarcastic with the Win 7/8 choice??

There are numerous threads on Win 8 in the news section. Few are amused.

I'd certainly say nix to Win 8 UNLESS you have already given it a test flight. It is grossly different than 7 in an important way----which may or may not cause you to tear out your remaining hair.
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11 Sep 2012   #13
Hiker Guy

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Are you being serious or sarcastic with the Win 7/8 choice??

There are numerous threads on Win 8 in the news section. Few are amused.
Getting a new build up with Win 7 64 will be enough of a challenge for me, thx.
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