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Once Windows is installed, plug in your old HDD and it should boot into your new installation. If it doesn't, you need to set your SSD as your boot drive in the BIOS. Once you've booted into Windows from your SSD (and your HDD is plugged in), you can click on the Windows icon, and in the "Search programs and files" field, type "diskmgmt.msc" and press enter. That will open Windows Disk Management and you can reformat your storage drive that way to have a nice clean drive. Just be sure to backup your files before hand.
    
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Thanks for everything guys, I got my new SSD in and it's kicking butt!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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What happens with the windows installation on the HDD? If I want to be able to access the files and games but take windows out is that possible?
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I don't know. I ended up wiping out everything on my HDD. Fixing to install every game now.
 
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I can`t really afford the bandwidth to do that unless I parsed it out over a few months...
I`m sure you can just not boot into the other drive and still have access. I`d rather just be able to remove windows though and leave the files.
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