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Replacing A Slow C Drive With A Ssd Drive


I am considering purchasing a ssd and would like to replace my existing c drive with this ssd. I want to move my current install of windows 7 to the new drive. I have an upgrade license for windows 7 and performed a clean install as i upgraded from vista 32 to windows 7 64-bit.

Is there a relatively easy way to do this? I would like to end up with the ssd as my c drive and my old drive as a different drive letter. If need be i don't mind re-installing windows 7 but i wouldn't want to have to install vista 32 first.


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