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Transfer hard drives- is there an easy way?

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So I have my OS and all my programs on my 128gb SSD. I want to transfer everything to my new 256gb SSD. Do I need to manual install my OS, programs, and games? Is there an easy way to just make a copy onto my new drive?
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You could make an image of the SSD (not an exact image just info) restore onto the new SSD.

http://www.howtogeek.com/97242/how-to-migrate-windows-7-to-a-solid-state-drive/

The above guide is for HDD to SSD though it uses the same principles.
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Make a system image: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/663-backup-complete-computer-create-image-backup.html

Before you restore simply switch out the old SSD with the new one and when done you can plug it back in.

Or you can you say clonezilla :http://clonezilla.org/show-live-doc-content.php?topic=clonezilla-live/doc/03_Disk_to_disk_clone
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