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Do I HAVE to reinstall Windows for an SSD boot drive?

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April 1, 2012 9:43:52 PM

I recently found this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

And want it to be my bootdrive, but I don't want to have to re-install windows, is there another way to do it to get on the SSD?

More about : reinstall windows ssd boot drive

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April 1, 2012 9:54:17 PM

A clean install of Microsoft Windows 7 is the preferred method.

However, it is possible to use a utility to clone the operating system on your existing hard disk drive and install it to a new ssd. Some retail versions of ssd's include the cloning software. Unfortunately the one you selected does not.

Google is your friend. Just google for: hdd to ssd cloning

The results will provide you with all the information you need.
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April 1, 2012 10:13:28 PM

Another question, how do I remove Windows 7 off of the HDD?
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April 2, 2012 10:46:28 PM

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