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Clone from SSD to HDD

  1. #11

    You probably changed to AHCI when you installed SSD, maybe if you change it back it would be recognized as HDD. It does nothing to HDD's performance anyway.

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  2. #12

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    Windows 8.1

    I ended up doing a clean install. Kept Office 2010 on laptop by using a program to find product key and then reinstalled that way. Could have saved myself 2 days worth of hassle if I had just done that in the first place haha.

    Thanks to all that replied, appreciate your comments.
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