Windows 10: Migration to SSD/HDD system

  1.    24 Jan 2017 #1

    Migration to SSD/HDD system


    Hi,

    I have a cloned copy of my existing HDD and am considering buying (or personaly upgrading to) a new system with a SSD and HDD. Obviously the current Windows installation is on a HDD, so is it possiblethat I could I restore the cloned Windows system to a SSD and the remaining files to the new HDD?
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  2.    24 Jan 2017 #2

    Yes you can just clone the HD to the SSD a lot give you free software to do this with the drive
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    10 Professional x64
       24 Jan 2017 #3

    you will run into activation problems and system problems if the chipset is different. i.e. if you are changing your motherboard to upgrade a processor family or even give you more ports for ram. you can clone but the system will pick up its a different system.
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  4.    24 Jan 2017 #4

    And there are very easy ways to reactivate Windows 10 on the new system.
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  5.    25 Feb 2017 #5

    The main concern is that my existing HDD (C:/) is a 1 TB disk (Cloned using Farstream DriveClone) and the SSD would be 500 Mb. Can you selectivly transfer the Windows system from a cloned disc, while leaving the program files etc behind?
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  6.    25 Feb 2017 #6

    Kashegan said: View Post
    The main concern is that my existing HDD (C:/) is a 1 TB disk (Cloned using Farstream DriveClone) and the SSD would be 500 Mb. Can you selectivly transfer the Windows system from a cloned disc, while leaving the program files etc behind?
    No. You would have to do a clean install of Windows 10 on the new system, then transfer the digital license for Windows 10 from the old computer to a new computer. You must be logged into the same Microsoft account on both computers to transfer the digital license.
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