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Windows 7: will cloning my hdd to ssd delete my files?

27 Dec 2013   #21
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

The C drive is what the OS boots from hence it can't be formatted. The HDD should be given a different letter. Disconnect the HDD, boot up, shut down and reconnect the HDD and see what you get.

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27 Dec 2013   #22
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

One possibility is that you did not bring the system partition from the HDD to the SSD and it is still booting from the system partition on the HDD. Post a picture of Disk Management so that we can evaluate the situarion.
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27 Dec 2013   #23
skrillek

64 bit windows 7 home professional SP1
 
 

I can't remember how I did it but I fixed it, as I cloned it they was the same but the letter 'c' was differnt, it was working except they just switched the letters overn very confusing haha thanks guys!
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