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...
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...
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...
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.
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...