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Hi All,
This may be a dumb question but i recently invested on a 40GB Transcend SSD. Currently the OS with all the patches and updates is in the 500GB Hitachi.

Now, how do i move the C drive on to the SSD or is it possible? Current usage of the C drive is ~ 35GB.

Thanks in advance.
    
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The best thing to do is a clean install on your new SSD. Make sure your SATA controller is in AHCI mode before you do.

because... I dont think windows will cooperate too well that. You might be able to shrink your current drive down to a 35Gb partition with just windows on it. Then use Clonezilla and clone that partition and boot sector to your SSD.
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Just do a fresh install, easiest way with fewest question marks

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