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Windows 7: How can i copy the system from my 64gb msata to a new 128gb msata?

30 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How can i copy the system from my 64gb msata to a new 128gb msata?

My Dell XPS 8500 has an MSATA slot in which I have a 64 gb msata board which acts as the system and boot drive. I have just purchased a 128 gb msata board I want to install in place of the 64gb unit. My system also has a 1 tb main hard drive.
I have tried a system restore DVD and Back/Restore, neither has worked at all. All I want to do is find a way to do a complete copy of the 64gb msata now installed and then replace it with the 128gb unit and copy over all of the data that was on the 64gb one. This way all I have done will be to have more storage available on my system drive, the msata drive.

Any help much appreciated.


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01 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro / OpenSUSE

Hi and welcome to the SevenForums!

One solution I can suggest to this is to use imaging software to create an image of your current Windows installation. Acronis True Image is one of the popular ones on here, but there are other programs that can do it such as Macrium Reflect.
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 How can i copy the system from my 64gb msata to a new 128gb msata?

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