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Building new PC want to wipe Hard drive and add windows 8 to SSD

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  • Alienware
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  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
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July 12, 2013 1:04:32 AM

I have an alienware x51 I want to remove all my files from the Hard drive. This is for when I want to put the hard drive into my new PC without windows 7 on so my ssd can boot in windows 8? This will be my first PC build and I have no idea how to figure this out.

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a c 2061 G Storage
a c 1356 $ Windows 7
a c 1226 * Windows 8
July 12, 2013 3:32:57 AM

-Build the new machine
-Put ONLY the SSD in
-Install Win8
-Do all the things you should with an SSD - http://www.overclock.net/t/1240779/seans-windows-8-inst...
-Verify the SSD is the only thing in the boot order
-Install the HDD
-Wipe it
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July 12, 2013 3:35:23 AM

USAFRet said:
-Build the new machine
-Put ONLY the SSD in
-Install Win8
-Do all the things you should with an SSD - http://www.overclock.net/t/1240779/seans-windows-8-inst...
-Verify the SSD is the only thing in the boot order
-Install the HDD
-Wipe it


Okay ill try that thank you but how would I wipe the drive once its installed?
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