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I am going to be getting a new SSD drive to put in my computer, one that is bigger than the one I am using now. I wanted to know if anyone knows how i go about getting my windows 7 64-bit transfered to my new drive. Can it be done from the drive I have it installed on now or I am not sure how to do it. Its ridiculous how I have to go just get a simple answer from Microsoft. So if anyone has any information that would be great!

Its installed on a 40GB SSD that I use now.

Thanks for the help!
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You COULD do it; transfer all your data across to the new drive. BUT, it would be so much more hasle and work on your half, it would be alot easier if you just did a fresh install of windows on to your new drive. Backup your files to external and then just copy across, you won't have to buy a new 7 key. I would recommend going to the SSD part of the forums and looking at the sticky the Sean set up, it really is useful.
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Clone the drive, many free options out there.
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