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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    Thanks everyone for all the help and suggestions! It worked! The original plan worked using Paragon to migrate to the new SSD. The issue I had was connecting the SSD to save the image there. Turns out the USB enclosure I used did not have enough power. I tried a self powered USB enclosure...
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    Ok thanks. What if I make an image of the windows drive (c:), it came with that and a d: which is empty. If I can save an image of c: onto the d: of the laptop, then swap in the ssd. Then use the recovery disk where I am asked to load an image.......then hopefully the USB enclosure will...
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    Moving pre-installed Windows 8 from HDD to SSD

    Hi, curious how you connected your SSD to your computer? I'm trying to do the same as you but can't get my SSD connected through USB Thanks
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    thanks, just tried, it says its for windows 7.....tried anyway but it won't run the setup, says my computer does not meet requirements.....i'm guessing they mean I don't have windows 7
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    thanks, yeah I tried an update but it says it is already the best driver available.
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    ok thanks! its still a new computer, I haven't loaded anything on it so it just has windows 8 and whatever it came with. The salesman thought it would work, but I don't know for sure. its just a usb 3.0 enclosure, sata I, ii, iii. What would you recommend for connecting the SSD in order...
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    would it be better to swap the drives, then will it boot the original HDD in the USB enclosure? not sure if I can run windows on a usb device or not? Thanks again!
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    I would have thought it would. There is a yellow exclamation mark on my computer: USB-IF xHCI USB Host Controller says this device driver could not be loaded, and in trying to update it says it is up to date.
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    also the new SSD is in an external harddrive case for now, it does not show up in my computer, but shows up as a device. I cannot access it like a normal storage device. Is this normal?
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    thanks for the help, I tried paragon, it gets past the first stage, then comes up with an I/O error for disk 2...... not sure why, its a brand new Intel SSD
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    Solved How to get windows 8 onto new SSD?

    Hi, I just bought an Asus UX32VD with Windows 8 (64 bit) I bought a new SSD to install, but am having trouble figuring out how to get windows onto it. I tried creating the recovery disk on USB but that didn't work. I've read through a bunch of these forums, lots of info out there but I'm...
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