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Ok, I want to get a SSD for os and a few other things. I have the HD in my sig I will keep for storage.

My question is, can I move the OS from the current drive to the SSD, or should I just do clean install of OS and remove the other one from the other drive?

Any help greatly appreciated.

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Clean install. The point of an SSD is to have your OS going at a very optimized speed. If you're using any programs to carry over programs + the registry entries you're going to get performance issues.

So if I were you, I'd just do a clean install. That way you know you're getting the best performance possible.
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So If I do a clean install, do i just remove windows from the old drive.
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Yes. The process of removing Windows is a bit tricky though, you can't just delete all the folders. You'll have to delete that Windows partition and start over.
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So If I do a clean install, do i just remove windows from the old drive.
You'll have to reformat your hard drive.

Here's a guide on how to reformat Windows 7 if you don't already know how.

http://www.thebestcasescenario.com/?q=node/366
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if u clean install win7 on a ssd it recognizes the ssd (or should at least xP), so things like TRIM are automaticaly turned on during os-installation.
You should still check if its turned on after you finished installation.
Also for system optimization you should try this: (at least some of it you feel confortable to do) http://www.overclock.net/ssd/700470-...ows-7-ssd.html
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