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Windows 7: Transfer b/u image to new SSD drive?

1 Week Ago   #1
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 
Transfer b/u image to new SSD drive?

Understandably, this might be better off on the Acronis forum, but I figured I'd start here.

My O/S drive is currently a SATA HDD. I have no problems imaging, and restoring to the same drive. I can also restore to a brand new drive, if this one ever failed.

But can I restore to a brand new SSD drive? I have no experience with these drives, and do not yet know if they function in principal the same way as SATA drives.

Anyone ever do this?

Thanks in advance.


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1 Week Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

You can restore and image but you need to reset a lot of settings in 7 to run it effectively https://www.maketecheasier.com/12-th...-in-windows-7/
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1 Week Ago   #3
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 

Thanks for that.

Hmmm.... how do I change the settings, if I have not done a b/u to the drive yet?
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1 Week Ago   #4
Wandering one

Win7 sp1 Pro 64bit / XP sp2 Pro (games only)
 
 

You would be better off to search this forum instead of trying to follow something for W10. Just enter ' os to ssd ' in the search box and it will put you in the tutorials which are true masterpieces of technical data and as a bonus are simple to follow. Oh yeah they also WORK
Art.
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1 Week Ago   #5
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wandering one View Post
You would be better off to search this forum instead of trying to follow something for W10.
Oh yeah - the link as it appears in samurai's post has a '7' in it; I didn't realize the art. is for 10 'till now. Thanks for pointing that out.

Ok, will do a search, and see what I come up with. If I need any more help, I will come back..

Thanks to both of you.
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