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How do I go about upgrading my hard drive on a Samsung lap

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    In summary then:
    I copied HDD drive to Slave disc. Using Macrium reflect!
    I then compressed C: on slave to 54GB size. Using Minitool Partition wizard!
    I then filled my SSD with zeros. Using Minitool Partition wizard!
    Then I compressed MBR and C: into a Macrium reflect image. Using Macrium reflect!
    Then I put that image onto my SSD. Using Macrium reflect!
    And voila! Up and running. Pip pip!

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  2. #22


    Germany/Florida
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    For space saving do 2 things;

    1. get rid of the hiberfile. The command is powercfg -h off
    2. reduce your pagefile to 1 or 2 GBs

    If you have e.g. 4GB of RAM, that will save you 6 or 7 GB on the SSD.

    The SSD should have at least 10% of free space for garbage collection. Else it might degrade in performance.
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  3. #23


    What and where is the pagefile..
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  5. #25


    Germany/Florida
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    Vista and Win7


    Press Start and write pagefile. Then hit Enter. It will tell you everything.
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  6. #26


    Ok done that!
    Anything else guys!

    Thanks for your help guys...I'm off to bed now...
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