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Old December 28, 2011, 04:51 AM
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Hey everybody.

I just bought a 128GB SSD, and now i want to transfer Windows 7 and my Steam/Origin games to that drive, while i keep all my images, videos, music etc. on my 7200rpm 1TB drive.
My question is how i can uninstall Windows from my HDD, and then re-use the serial key when i install Windows 7 on my SSD. Also i want to know how to transfer my Steam/Origin games to the SSD (i'm quite new to Steam/Origin.)

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Old December 28, 2011, 06:01 AM
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some drive manufactor have app to transfer image to new drive

arconis is the best for going this operation...cloning
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Old December 28, 2011, 06:09 AM
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some drive manufactor have app to transfer image to new drive

arconis is the best for going this operation...cloning
Okay, i'll try Arconis.

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Old December 28, 2011, 06:38 AM
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some drive manufactor have app to transfer image to new drive

arconis is the best for going this operation...cloning
Okay, but i don't need to transfer all my files onto my SSD. I'm using 400GB of my 1TB drive, so i only want the OS and games to be transferred to the SSD, and then keep all my documents on the 1TB drive.
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Old December 28, 2011, 06:52 AM
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The Acronis True Image software that comes with this SSD bundle does not run in Windows. How do I use this software?
This program, used to clone your existing hard drive to your new SSD does not run in Windows. In order to use this software, you must boot the computer from this CD.
You will see a menu where you can choose to boot into Windows or Run the Acronis True Image software.


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Old December 28, 2011, 06:57 AM
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Okay, but i don't need to transfer all my files onto my SSD. I'm using 400GB of my 1TB drive, so i only want the OS and games to be transferred to the SSD, and then keep all my documents on the 1TB drive.
is the 1TB full or less then 400GB

what is the properties of your HDD C:\, is more then SSD cap ? if so can't clone it for not enough space
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is the 1TB full or less then 400GB

what is the properties of your HDD C:\, is more then SSD cap ? if so can't clone it for not enough space
My HDD has 1TB of storage, and i'm currently using 400GB. The SSD i bought is 128GB.
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Don't use a cloned image, its always best to run a clean install on an SSD if you're coming from an HDD.
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