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Windows 7: Imaging a NEW os to ssd.

08 Oct 2011   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Imaging a NEW os to ssd.


my old hard drive that has been my OS drive for years wont cut it.
I have an image of my OS but i don't know how to 'image' or install it on the SSD without my cd drive.

Any help would be greatly appreciated :)

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08 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

You might be able to save the file to a pendrive... can't you use a dvd drive?
Where do you have that image??
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08 Oct 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

You will need either an external enclosure or an external disk (which is a "must have" anyhow). Here are some tips that may be useful: SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System
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