Windows 10: Moving to an SSD

Discus and support Moving to an SSD in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Is there a way to easily move my Windows 10 instalation from my HDD to a new SSD, without having to reinstall any of my programs? submitted by... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Richard32009, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. Moving to an SSD


    Is there a way to easily move my Windows 10 instalation from my HDD to a new SSD, without having to reinstall any of my programs?

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    /u/Richard32009, Nov 24, 2020
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  2. Kursah Win User

    SSD Crucial Bx 100 - rattling/vibrating. Possible?

    This has been suggested several times already, and it has been suggested you try to move the SSD, remove it, or even suspend it in your case. Will you please try one of these?

    If you don't understand vibration and resonance, please refer to @dorsetknob 's post above. *Smile Moving to an SSD :) It has been explained that something else moving/vibrating (even if you don't think they're vibrating they are...), fans, hard disk drives, and anything with a motor will cause some form of vibration at certain frequencies. This can be transfered through your case's chassis and where you mounted your SSD could be reaching a certain frequency that causes it to slightly move and rattle against the case.

    We are suggesting you take action and report back..you keep asking questions from step 1...we should be on step 4 by now...that is solution.

    Try what has been suggested and report back please. Otherwise all you're doing is leading this thread in an endless circle and the help will stop shortly thereafter.

    *Toast :toast:
     
    Kursah, Nov 24, 2020
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  3. cadaveca Win User
    Moving to SSD. Clone or not to clone?

    I kinda agree with you, but on a wholr, do not. While I have done things a bit differently than this specific situation, by installing Windows directly to the SSD, and cloning after, my testing shows that there are no issues doing this, very little that can go wrong, provided your system is stable.

    There are certain features that must be disabled in this situation, like auto defrag and such, but even with a fresh install to the SSD, you need to take steps to ensure that you SSD performs properly, regardless of how the data got there.

    Arming yourself with a bit of knowledge can go a long way.

    Installing the latest chipset driver, and the RST Tools, will ensure optimal performance of the SSD. but rather than taking my advice, I suggest the OP takes a look here:

    http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/sand...7-and-ssds-to-clone-windows-or-reinstall.aspx

    Installing The SSD - Install A Solid State Drive In Your Notebook | Tom's Hardware

    Keep in mind, also, Digibucc, that many retail drives include software and such that very specifically is to be used to ttranser the OS from an existing mechanical drive to an SSD, and if there really was alot fo issues stemming from the cloning process, they would not have packages like that, simply to eliminate tech support costs. While not the optimal option, cloning is NOT a bad thing, as long as you take the nessecary steps.
     
    cadaveca, Nov 24, 2020
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  4. Moving to an SSD

    Move Windows 10 from installed hdd to installed ssd

    If you want to move it from hard disk, system image or cloning would be your options:

    Choose system image if the SSD is equal in size or larger than hard disk:


    Choose cloning if its not:

    How to Clone or Move Your Windows 10 Installation to a Larger Hard Disk or SSD

    OR

    You can remove the hard disk, reinstall Windows 10 directly to SSD, reattach the hard drive and format it.

    Step 1: How
    to download official Windows 10 ISO files


    Step 2:

     
    Andre Da Costa, Nov 24, 2020
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