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Adding mSATA to lappy advice

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Adding mSATA to lappy advice

    If I were to add an mSATA hard drive - around the 512Gig to 1TB size - to an HP lappy, how would I transfer the OS (Win8.1) and other crap from the existing hard drive and make it boot from the mSATA drive? I will be keeping the existing HDD for data storage.

    Any recommendations as to mSATA drives? - UK prices please.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center

    The msata drive must be GPT partitioned to be bootable unless you prefer MBR and legacy mode.
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