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Got a SSD, Have Win8 on HD, How can I move it to SSD

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    Got a SSD, Have Win8 on HD, How can I move it to SSD


    I just bought a 250gb Samsung Evo SSD. I have a Windows 8.1 install on my HDD. How can I install Windows 8.1 on my SSD without need a new key?

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    Quote Originally Posted by anagog View Post
    I just bought a 250gb Samsung Evo SSD. I have a Windows 8.1 install on my HDD. How can I install Windows 8.1 on my SSD without need a new key?
    Download Macrium Reflect, back up you old hard drive, shrink your total used space to less than 256 GB. Clone your hard drive to your SSD MR is pretty intuitive
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by loveandpower View Post
    Tried this but it's confusing and it errors for me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Clintlgm View Post

    Download Macrium Reflect, back up you old hard drive, shrink your total used space to less than 256 GB. Clone your hard drive to your SSD MR is pretty intuitive
    Id rather not clone my HDD as it has a lot of crap on it and I want to start from new.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I just installed Windows 8.1 from a USB stick on to the SSD and want to keep my HDD for file access. How can I remove the boot information from the HDD without formatting it?
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