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Windows 7: Switching between SSD boot drives

02 Dec 2014   #11
Rhinny62

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I wouldn't actually be copying an entire User folder, but programs such as Autocad store all customization settings in AppData/Roaming/...etc. There are many individual files that I will want copied onto the new drive and I will want to make sure my setup is identical so I want to be able to visually see the folders side by side.
With the 128gb SSD, I did turn off hibernation because I never use it and it gave me back an enormous amount of space. I also changes my page file to 1024 min, 8190 max and it stays at the 1024 because I have 32gb ram. I may leave those alone on the new drive - haven't decided yet.


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02 Dec 2014   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just a suggestion.

To make things easier I would thing a larger ssd in the area of 240 gigs to 500 gigs would work better.
That way you could have Windows 7 and your most used programs on the same ssd.

Put that with the 32 gigs of ram you have should make you a happy camper.
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02 Dec 2014   #13
Rhinny62

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I agree. That's what I'm actually doing now as I try to migrate everything from my current 128gb to a new 256gb.
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