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Windows 7: How to clean install Windows 7 to SSD upgrade on existing system?

02 Jan 2011   #21


Nice work. Be sure to unplug the HD during SSD install.

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02 Jan 2011   #22

Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium

Success! Everything went smoothly that time. I wonder if it had to do with Disk Management and what was showing as active? Thanks much Greg.

Kari, I used your updated tutorial and it worked great. As info, when it moved to Users folder to D it sucked in all of the User folders in the Users.old folder I had created. I thought that was kinda odd, but it worked.

Now to install AV and firmware updates!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jan 2011   #23


Glad it worked out.

Suggest MS Security Essentials for lightweight AV which works invisibly with Win7 firewall.

Be sure to install your Updates as they fortify the Firewall, and drivers will be updated in Optional.
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02 Jan 2011   #24

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Nice to hear you succeeded.
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