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Windows 7: Upgrading to an ssd using recovery media/fresh install

08 Nov 2015   #1

Upgrading to an ssd using recovery media/fresh install

Hi, everyone. This my first post, so I'm excited. Anyway, I am about to upgrade my 1TB hdd with a samsung 550 pro 512gb. I plan to swap the hdd with the ssd and then boot to my usb recovery stick. My question us this : will my laptop be able to recognize the new ssd to use for the installation? I have an hp encvy 15 inch slim quad

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08 Nov 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Your laptop should not have any issues seeing the ssd matter of fact it's the best upgrade for laptop or desktop really :)
Please review this,
SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System

Although I would do a clean install personally so no garbage is transferred to the new ssd
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