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Adding a SSD to the DV7T-7200 windows 8

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    Adding a SSD to the DV7T-7200 windows 8

    I am trying to add a Kingston SSD to my DV7T running windows 8.
    I cloned the drive that's in the computer with Acronis. I switched the drives the SSD as the primary drive and the old HD as secondary. When I booted the system it booted from the old drive. In windows the system sees the ssd as the D: drive and the old drive as C:

    Help what should I do...

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

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    1) Remove old HD Drive, & see if SSD boots. If no.

    2) Use Paragon
    The only 3rd party software that I know of, that fully supports Windows 8 is PARAGON 12.

    Free try link:
    Paragon Backup & Recovery Home

    Moving pre-installed Windows 8 from HDD to SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by Epoch

    So I know you posted this awhile ago, but I hadn't tried it because I could only find the paid version. After you posted this link I found the free trial version. I installed the program, went to Disk Migration, automated everything, took out the HDD, put in the SSD, and it boot in less than 5 seconds, perfectly.

    Wow! There is a solution.
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Adding a SSD to the DV7T-7200 windows 8
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