Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

How to move EFI partition from HHD to SSD

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    How to move EFI partition from HHD to SSD

    Hi all
    I have just bought a SSD to use it in my laptop and I wanted to know how I can move the EFI partition from the old HHD to the new SSD.
    I have instaled the OS in the SSD and delete all the dates of the HHD and when I try to run the computer I see that it take more time to start, then I saw that the EFI partition was in the HHD. Any one can tell me how can I move it?
    In this link you can see how the discks are now:

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    Remove the HDD and run windows setup with just the SSD installed..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

How to move EFI partition from HHD to SSD
Related Threads
How to move recovery partition in Performance & Maintenance
Hi, I just installed windows 8.1 to my second hdd to wipe & zero filled the first hdd. But the recovery partition created inside the disk. How do I move the recovery partition from first hdd to second hdd. 55787
Hey guys, So I backed up my recovery partition to a USB thumb drive 32gb and I want to move it to a smaller USB 16gb drive. Is there any way to move it from one USB to another? If so, how? Also, just curious. Would I be able to move the recovery partition to my 1TB usb WD drive (where all...
how can I move my hidden system partition in Performance & Maintenance
I am trying to create a system image backup and I keep getting this error message 'Threre is not enough disk space to create the volum shadow copy on storage location. Make sure that for all volume to be backup up, the minimum disk space required for shadow copy creation is available. this...
move partition over in Installation & Setup
Need to move partition over, did a minimal image restore with my new laptop. What it does is skip the recovery partition setup. So instead of 4 partitons I have 3. The problem is the first partition is now a 401 mb unallocated partition, the second is the EFI partition, and c: drive is last. When...
I was dual booting with Windows 7 and I deleted that partition. It is to my understanding that I would need to move the Windows 8 partition to the left before extending it. Do I need to use a CD, or can I do it from a program? Thank you.
Hi, This is probably a sill question but here goes! I have one hard drive with three partitions; C: Primary with Win 7 - original boot partition. D: Extended partition with Win 8 installed dual booting with Win 7. E: Primary with just data in. I would like to move the Win 8 into the C:...
OK, first i'd like to say that i would have made the topic title longer and hence more descriptive, but the forums' built-in limitations wont let me. And to the mods: if you feel a need to relocate this topic or rename it to something more relevant then feel free, i simply ask that you leave...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook