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Default 250HHD Update - 02-16-2014, 03:58 PM

I would like to upgrade from my 160GB hard drive to a 250GB hard drive and want to know if I can port the current Windows 7 Starter over to my new drive rather than buy a new Windows 7 package?? If so, what is the process?? Thanks in advance.
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Default 02-17-2014, 12:58 AM

You should simply be able to use a disk image copying tool that expands the partition size (or copy the disk and then expand the partition). My experience is that Windows doesn't worry about such changes and doesn't force reactivation. Many times drive makers offer expansion kits that include a USB connector for the new drive and the software.

Consider buying an SSD - you will see a big improvement in performance.


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Default 02-17-2014, 08:16 PM

Thanks Steve. I will try that.
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Default 04-17-2014, 10:54 PM

I have a 750GB 7200 Seagate hard drive in my 1018. Any 2.5inch sata hard drive up to 1.5TB will work in the Mini 1018.


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Default 05-14-2014, 04:44 PM

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I have a 750GB 7200 Seagate hard drive in my 1018. Any 2.5inch sata hard drive up to 1.5TB will work in the Mini 1018.
I have Crucial CT3794798 240GB SATA 6gb/s SSD installed and want faster or as fast read/write 1TB or more SSD can you recommend something that will work for sure based on your experience please ?

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