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Windows 7: Uninstall Windows 7

19 Jul 2014   #11
thefollower

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
You can do all that, or unplug the other drives, put the ssd on sata port 1 on the motherboard, then re install windows on the ssd.

With all those hard drives, you shouldn`t be storing any data or anything important on your windows drive, there`s no reason to.

Yeah theres nothing important on it as it is just my OS. I don't want re-install again takes too long doing all the windows updates etc so ill just use the steps above!

Thanks all for the help!


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19 Jul 2014   #12
thefollower

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
The system reserved partition is marked active and contains the system files to boot the hard drive. ( Totally normal )

But......If you ever removed the hard drive or formatted the entire hard drive or if it dies, then windows on the ssd would not boot.

This is why it`s best to unplug ALL the other hard drives when you install windows

How do you plan on activating your install on the ssd ?

Do you have a COA on the computer case somewhere ?

What did you use to install windows 7 on the ssd ? A retail copy of windows 7 Ultimate ?
It's already activated, its a developer version of W7 I've had since pretty much the beginning
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