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Windows 7: Upgrading to an ssd using recovery media/fresh install

08 Nov 2015   #1
jsanchez1221

California
 
 
Upgrading to an ssd using recovery media/fresh install

Hi, everyone. This my first post, so I'm excited. Anyway, I am about to upgrade my 1TB hdd with a samsung 550 pro 512gb. I plan to swap the hdd with the ssd and then boot to my usb recovery stick. My question us this : will my laptop be able to recognize the new ssd to use for the installation? I have an hp encvy 15 inch slim quad


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08 Nov 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Your laptop should not have any issues seeing the ssd matter of fact it's the best upgrade for laptop or desktop really
Please review this,
SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System

Although I would do a clean install personally so no garbage is transferred to the new ssd
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