Best way to port my Windows 7?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by iMPossibl, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. iMPossibl

    iMPossibl MDL Member

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    Hi,

    My windows 7 and everything in it is currently located on my 128GB SSD. I am going to be upgrading and switching from an AMD Mobo & CPU, to a new Intel Mobo & CPU, with a new AMD graphics card also. I was told that reinstalling Windows 7 would minimize errors and be the least painful way, however I have really bad internet connection....

    I have a 3tb external hard drive I can use and I want to 'port' over my games and applications installed on my SSD to my HDD, reinstall win 7 on my SSD and then drop the files back into my windows 7.

    Is this possible to do? If so how can I reinstall programs without using the installer or such? Please advise as I need help.

    Also please advise on how I can activate it using Windows Loader (Daz).

    Computer Specification (In one week) as follows:

    i5 4670k (about to purchase)
    Gigabyte Z87X-D3H (about to purchase)
    HD 7950 (Twin Frozr 3) CrossFire in future (about to purchase)
    Hyper 212 Evo
    Aerocool Strike X One Case
    3-5 120mm Fans
    OCZ 500W ModXStream PSU
    Crap Fan Controller
    Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz 8GB Blue RAM
    Samsung 830 128GB SSD
    3TB Seagate Expansion External HD
    2x Various Seagate Barracuda Hard Drives
    Philips Fidelio X1 Headphones
    Creative Sandblaster ZSound Card (about to purchase)
     
  2. AlexAlba

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  3. urie

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    Either clone the drive or clean windows installation ,If you search google for " copy battlefield 3 files to another computer " that may help with that game but for applications e.c.t you will have to reinstall.
     
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    #6 AlexAlba, Aug 26, 2013
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  6. iMPossibl

    iMPossibl MDL Member

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    yes Windows and main apps will be on my SSD
     
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  9. iMPossibl

    iMPossibl MDL Member

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    What's all this difference?

    I've listed my spec so will it be compatible with my mobo and if so what settings on windows loader do I have to do

    I dk which edition if I can pick I'll go Ultimate obvs
     
  10. AlexAlba

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    Install Windows 7 ULTIMATE x64 and activate it with Windows Loader.
     
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  11. iMPossibl

    iMPossibl MDL Member

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    no.. i know this mate what i'm wondering are the settings on windows loader.. what do i need for my bios and such. it's UEFI
     
  12. AlexAlba

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    Source: Windows Loader Readme file

    In case you need more information, ask on this thread
    Good luck
     
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