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How to move only OS to new hdd ?

guys, i've got a new hdd to replacing, and i just want to move only my windows 7 OS to there and leave other apps like games , music and others at my old hdd. What should i do ? Guide me guys....
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  1. move your personal files to an external media, format both hard drives, reinstall windows.
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    what you are suggesting isn't exactly possible. Games are installed to a specific drive and can only be moved if you clone the drive to the new one. I would do a clean install on the new drive and reinstall the games you want to the secondary drive. If you can't do that why not just clone the whole drive?
  3. kevin83 said:
    what you are suggesting isn't exactly possible. Games are installed to a specific drive and can only be moved if you clone the drive to the new one. I would do a clean install on the new drive and reinstall the games you want to the secondary drive. If you can't do that why not just clone the whole drive?

    Oh yes... i think clone all the driver to the new hdd is best and easy way. Just let my old hdd 4 secondary drive. Which clone software should i choose ?
  4. I usually use a clonezilla livecd.
  5. Some games will work using this method other will not. All steam games will work (you just have to reinstall steam.exe.).
  6. Best answer selected by bfk1298.
  7. kevin83 said:
    what you are suggesting isn't exactly possible. Games are installed to a specific drive and can only be moved if you clone the drive to the new one. I would do a clean install on the new drive and reinstall the games you want to the secondary drive. If you can't do that why not just clone the whole drive?


    I am not saying to copy games, I said copy personal files. Documents, Pictures, maybe saved game files depending on the game, etc. Then do a clean install. Cloning can cause issues, I would rather do a clean install as you first suggested.
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