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Windows 7 - HowTo change system HDD to SSD (With built in tools only)

Ingredients: Current Laptop or PC New SSD External Harddisk (for backup, so it’d better be fast and big) One empty DVD (or the recovery disc) Bunch of screwdrivers Abstract: Shrink your HDD partition to a size smaller than the SSD (*) Create a recovery disk Create a system image with Windows backup on the external Harddisk Replace your HDD with the shiny new SSD Boot with recovery disk Choose to restore from a system backup (*) The first part is realy important.