1.    23 Sep 2015 #1
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    Windows 7

    Windows 10 installing on SSD


    How do I successfully install Windows 10 on an SSD? I currently have Windows 7 however, I have purchased my own copy of Windows 10 to install. What is the correct installation method for an SSD.
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  2.    24 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Make sure AHCI is on in your BIOS, and boot to install media, let Windows take care of the rest. And I mean let Window, there are absolutely no "tweaks" necessary.
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  3.    24 Sep 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Make sure AHCI is on in your BIOS, and boot to install media, let Windows take care of the rest. And I mean let Window, there are absolutely no "tweaks" necessary.
    There's a minor subtlety.

    When booting from the install medium, you may be presented with two choices: regular boot, and UEFI. (It's for the same disk, but for different installation modes.)

    If you want to set up a UEFI system, boot from that option. (That's the one I've used on my UEFI-capable motherboards.)
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  4.    24 Sep 2015 #4
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Follow these instructions: Clean install of 10 on new SSD
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