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New SSD for a Prebuilt

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Hello,

I was looking to get my girlfriend an SSD for her Prebuilt Cyberpower PC. Is there a way to make that SSD a Bootdrive and keep her old files on her HDD? Wanted to ask before I installed the drive. 

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8 minutes ago, XCore420 said:

Hello,

I was looking to get my girlfriend an SSD for her Prebuilt Cyberpower PC. Is there a way to make that SSD a Bootdrive and keep her old files on her HDD? Wanted to ask before I installed the drive. 

Remove the old drive and install a fresh copy of windows on the new SSD, you can do so by creating a USB installation media found HERE. Once done re-install the old HDD and change boot priority to the new SSD, this will keep everything on the old drive but your OS would be on the SSD, move files if needed or use the old HDD as legacy storage. 


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