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Quick question on hdd
Feb 14, 2013, 6:18 PM
Is it possible to put a old hdd without reformatting it in a new build just for data since I'm going to use a ssd as the os? or will I still have to reformat
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 14, 2013, 6:21 PM
Well reformatting is always better and if you have no data on it right now, why not?
AFAIK, reformatting does bring some speed benefits and reliability benefits
Feb 14, 2013, 6:29 PM
Yea I have some data I would really like to keep. and I currently don't have a external hhd. so I just don't know what to do lol
Do i reformat my HDD now i cloned it to my SSD?
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Feb 14, 2013, 6:41 PM
Depending on the size of the stuff, you could just plug it in and leave it or move the stuff to the SDD, reformat the HDD and then move everything back
Feb 14, 2013, 6:45 PM
I see i'll try that out didn't think about that thanks Stickmansam
Feb 14, 2013, 6:46 PM
Yes you can - I have done it many times. Do not have to reformat - delete the stuff you don't need any more. There may be some permissions you will have to straighten out if it's Win7.
Feb 18, 2013, 3:10 AM
Yes! Of course, you can. But, you'd better move the data on this drive and format it afterwards.
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