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Windows 7: Possible difficulties installing a SSD in a laptop

04 Jul 2012   #1

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
Possible difficulties installing a SSD in a laptop

I've never encountered this problem. I had the good sense to make measurements before purchasing a SSD for installation in my laptop and my notebook.

However, Fred Langa overlooked this fine point.

In this excellent article, he describes his problems installing a SSD and his solutions.

Some ugliness installing an after-market SSD

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04 Jul 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)

The problem is, a lot of people don't realize this. Crucial, for example sells 7mm thick drives and 9.5mm thick ones. Apparently for this very reason.
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