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Only wanting my OS and Games on my 500 GB SSD and not all the other crap.

So I got a new SSD and after formatting it has 465 GB free. I used to have almost 1 TB full, but I have managed to slim it down to 456 GB. I only want certain games on my SSD and my OS (windows 10). After slimming it down I noticed that the 456 GB can't all be games, so I want to leave all the other stuff besides my games and OS on my hard drive. I had the idea to clone my whole hard drive onto my SSD and just delete the stuff off my SSD that I don't want. The problem is that I don´t know what to delete and what to keep.
Any advice helps.
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  1. You need to look @ the list of installed programs. You can see what is on there. If you can post that list it would be of help.
  2. n3cw4rr10r said:
    You need to look @ the list of installed programs. You can see what is on there. If you can post that list it would be of help.


    So the games I want on my SSD are the top ten games on this list. I estimated that those plus some drivers and my OS that it would take up about 225 GB.
    1.https://gyazo.com/d603d2e0bf61cfb390eddc28eccc3e82
    2.https://gyazo.com/c715a5ba07667baaf49cf86e45792a75
    3.https://gyazo.com/78d9160ccc5629620c6f322dc1403326
    4.https://gyazo.com/41845051a75187057ed56e6937e14c24
  3. Wow thats a lot of stuff. Easiest would be just reinstall windows on your ssd. As for the games install steam and copy the games from the old drive to the new one. Here is a link on how to move steam games https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7418-YUBN-8129
  4. n3cw4rr10r said:
    Wow thats a lot of stuff. Easiest would be just reinstall windows on your ssd. As for the games install steam and copy the games from the old drive to the new one. Here is a link on how to move steam games https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7418-YUBN-8129


    How would you suggest I reinstall windows? I have never done it myself. I have windows 10 right now, but I have a disc for windows 7 and its product key. Should I just unplug my HDD and restart my computer? And if so do I need to put the disc in or is the product key enough?
  5. Best answer
    You can download from Microsoft. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10. Download the iso and put in disk or usb. When it asks for product key you can skip it. It will activate it automatically (I am assuming you updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with the free upgrade).

    http://www.howtogeek.com/224342/how-to-clean-install-windows-10/
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