1.    14 Jul 2016 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
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    Windows 10 64-bit

    Clean Install Windows 10 on SSD & Data on Hard Drive

    I have Windows 7 on a SSD and my User files, programs, and data on a 1TB hard drive. I plan on doing a clean install and want to keep the same setup. Do I need to format the hard drive also? If not, how do I install Win 10 & put the User files on the hard drive?
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  2.    15 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,092

    Well firstly it makes no sense to have OS on ssd and programs on hdd unless ssd is tiny. Rather defeats point of having an ssd.

    Copy all data in user directories to another directory.

    Upgrade or clean install windows 10 on ssd.

    Use settings storage option to use hdd for user data etc.

    Copy the data back to user directories.

    You will have to reinstall programs if not portable ie make registry changes e.g. MS Office.
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