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Windows 7: Can I connect an SSD 120Gb OS to a USB port?

03 Dec 2014   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 HomePremium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Can I connect an SSD 120Gb OS to a USB port?

Can I take my SSD 120Gb OS with me & plug into another PC via a USB cable & port same as one would use a flash drive?

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03 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Hi AaLF!

For this you will need a SATA to USB cable, or an USB to SATA Adapter for SSD, to which on the one end you connect the SSD (SATA) and on the other end a USB cable, which goes to the PC.

Without such a cable or device you can't connect the SSD externally.

For safety, I would suggest that you first back up your data.

Hope this helps!

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03 Dec 2014   #3

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Win7 OS has been installed on that SSD? Win7 isn't portable... you need system specific drivers! Also it's not bootable from USB (can be fixed by regsitry hacks).
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