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Moving Win 7 Upgrade To New Hard Drive


I recently upgraded my windows vista to windows 7 pro. Then i realized my hard drive was too small and ordered another. Can i clone or image my current hard drive to transfer win 7 to the new one? What if i don't have an external hard drive to use for the transfer? Shall i make my old hard drive the master and my new hard drive the slave? I would prefer to have the os on the new hard drive.

The old drive is partitioned and the c:/ partition with the os is very full. I think i would like to reformat it and use it as a back-up drive with the new drive as the master. What is my best solution short of buying the full version of win 7?


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