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Windows 7: changing HDD or SSD!

27 May 2012   #1
Khalka

Windows 7 x64
 
 
changing HDD or SSD!

Hey.

I want to change my old HDD, into a SSD Or HDD Again.

But, i dont want to loose my current Windows 7, and my drivers installed on it. How can i take backup of the windows 7 or somehow import it over to the new one? I only want windows 7 on the new one with the current drivers, not the files.


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27 May 2012   #2
WiFi Ed

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Hello Khalka,

You could use a disk imaging application (paid or free, there are many to choose from) to make an exact copy of your current installation and restore it to your new HDD or SSD. Then you could delete whatever files you want from the new disk. I don't know of a way to copy over just the operating system, but hopefully another forum member will have a better answer for you.
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27 May 2012   #3
papagym

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think there is a Tutorial on how to do this on this site.
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27 May 2012   #4
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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