Installing a solid-state disk is one of the best upgrades which we are quite familiar; however, migrating your Windows installation to a small disk must be more complicated, because the data won't necessarily all fit on the new disk. Here's how to install an SSD without reinstalling Windows from scratch.
We've provided you a lot about migrating from an old drive to a larger one through disk clone, but when migrating to an SSD, things get a little more confusing. Instead of upgrading to a bigger drive, you're usually migrating to a smaller drive, a lot of files-like photos, music, movies, and games-might not all fit on the SSD. Fortunately, it becomes pretty easy now, and you can get all these done within several hours.
The first-phase preparations must be backing up everything, and then deleting your personal files - ike your documents, movies and music-from the current hard disk, which will make your Windows installation small enough to fit on the SSD. Then we'll clone your current disk onto the SSD, and completely wipe your current drive. From there, all your user folders - like My Documents, My Music, etc. will be moved to the original hard drive, and restore all your personal files from the backup image. In this way, you can enjoy the benefits of high speed to migrate while keeping all your documents and files readily accessible on a second drive.
Given these troubles, many people wouldn't upgrade their windows 7 hard drive unless they have no choice. So is there any easy and safe way to solve this problem - upgrading to a larger disk without reinstalling Windows 7 system or losing any data?
Surfing on the Internet, you will find numerous ways to help you out. Of course, the common recommendation offered by most people is to choose professional hard drive clone software which can create an exact copy of one hard drive to another one, keeping all the partitions and data including the operating system intact as they were in the original (source) disk. Among sea of software, which one is the best for your PC and the data?
There are a variety of ways to go about this, but we've found this to be the simplest and most reliable method. The following is what you'll need:
With this Windows 7 hard drive clone freeware, you won't be annoyed by losing your data or reinstalling Windows 7 system on the new disk. Just a few clicks help you to upgrade Windows 7 system drive.
Step-by-step tutorial: How to clone hard drive with EaseUS Todo Backup?