Windows 10: transferring/installing Windows 10 in a smaller drive

Discus and support transferring/installing Windows 10 in a smaller drive in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Hello everyone. I have a laptop with windows 10 in a 1 TB HDD. I just bought a 240GB SSD for the OS and important/frequent programs. The question... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/geninchuni, Dec 3, 2019 at 9:12 AM.

  1. transferring/installing Windows 10 in a smaller drive


    Hello everyone. I have a laptop with windows 10 in a 1 TB HDD.



    I just bought a 240GB SSD for the OS and important/frequent programs. The question is, how do I transfer (only) my OS to the new drive without my programs losing the "links/references" to where the files are located.



    I was thinking as well in reinstalling windows as new and installing the programs again, I think this will make my pc even faster than just transferring my "old" OS. But where do I download Windows from and how do I keep my license? The license I got is from migrating from 8.1 to 10, and my 8.1 license came already installed when I bought my laptop so I don't have any physical code.



    Thanks in advance guys transferring/installing Windows 10 in a smaller drive :)

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    /u/geninchuni, Dec 3, 2019 at 9:12 AM
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