Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
I wouldn't install Windows 8 to a drive that small. There is likely a utility that is installed that lets you use that drive as a cache. It will work something like Windows 7 Readyboost. If you do a factory restore with a recovery disk set it will be exactly the way it was when you first turned it on. Otherwise you'll have to do a clean install and install the drivers and utilities manually.
HP provides Intel Rapid Start Technology Drivers and Intel Rapid Storage Technology Drivers on their website specificalyl for my laptop. I'm going to reinstall Windows 8 Pro so should I install it to the HDD then run those software?