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If my SSD crashes will I be able to transfer Windows 8.1 to my HDD

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  • SSD
  • Windows 8
  • Hard Drives
  • Components
Last response: in Components
January 2, 2014 5:46:29 AM

I am putting my OS on to my SSD but am worried about loosing the £70 system if the SSD breaks (cause they don't last forever)

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a c 1179 * Windows 8
January 2, 2014 5:51:51 AM

A current model SSD will last longer than a traditional HDD.

And just like any other drive, if it actually crashes and is unreadable....well, it's unreadable.
This is why we have backups.

Keep a copy on DVD of the OS installation. Reinstall if necessary. But it almost certainly won't be necessary.
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a b * Windows 8
January 2, 2014 5:58:41 AM

You can always re-install windows to an new ssd or hdd. What you need is a DVD or USB stick with the install files and -most important- the Product Key!
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