data migration

Forum discussion tagged with data migration.
  1. M

    [SOLVED] Question about migrating OS

    Hello, I have recently bought an m.2 SSD (replacement for the old HDD) for my notebook to finally make it usable. I want to migrate the OS (W10 Home), but I cant find information about the transfer as a whole. Will the migration copy all SYSTEM RELATED FILES to the SSD or ALL FILES to the SSD...
  2. xslabs.sai

    [SOLVED] Need to transfer the boot drive from 120gb SSD to 512gb SSD, only have 1 m.2 slot. How do I go about migrating the whole OS?

    Basically I have 120gb SSD installed in my m.2 slot, and I want to migrate my whole OS and boot drive to a new 512gb SSD. I do have another disk to transfer the contents. How do I transfer all my data along with boot drive to my new SSD without creating partitions and such? Any help is...
  3. T

    Question Migrating data and software to a new pc?

    Hi, i’ve bought a new pc and i’d like to move my data across with minimal hassle. A month ago i put my ssd into a new machine and was able to boot into it. If I did this, will I have any issues? Will the motherboard/microsoft flag the os as a dupe or something? Will I have driver issues etc? If...
  4. A

    Question Not Factory partition fail recovery

    MSI GL73 8rd Laptop, Samsung evo 970 installed replacing a single HDD(1TB drive split into 2, showing 558g in C & 349 in Data) I used Samsung data migration tool. It worked and will boot no problem. It wont let me make any form of recovery, reset or allow me do a fresh windows install...
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    Question Why can't I migrate my data onto my new SSD?

    I recently got a new SSD, and am trying to move all my files from my old hard drive onto it. In the samsung data migration software, it says I need addtional space on the target drive (about 68gb) despite the hard drive being 100gb under capacity. Both the disk and ssd are 1tb.
  6. D

    Question I've bought a 500gb SSD. Should I migrate ONLY Windows to it?

    So I just bought the Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD, and I'm wondering if it is worth it to move Windows to the new SSD? I'm not quite sure how to go about it, and I want to keep everything except for games on my normal 1TB HDD, I have my HDD almost full, so I can't just clone everything on my HDD to...
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    Question Importing Chrome passwords to new PC from Dead PC

    I have built a PC for my step-fathers business since his old PC's Motherboard went. I have access to the files on the old PC's HDD through the new PC. I have been at this for hours now and TomsHardware never lets me down. The problem is somehow he doesnt know his email or passwords to what...
  8. baileyboy125

    [SOLVED] Issues after migrating OS

    I recently purchased a 512GB Samsung 980 PRO NVMe SSD from amazon. I tried cloning my older 240GB SanDisk Ultra Plus SATA SSD but Samsung Magician kept failing due to 400110[061aee]. I tried fixing it using the steps it provided but nothing worked so I eventually just used Macrium Reflect Free...
  9. Z

    Question Safe to keep original hdd inside after cloning it to ssd ?

    Just finished installing a new ssd inside my pc and cloning my old hdd with OS and all my files to the ssd ( currently getting prompt to shutdown PC from samsung data migration software) I'd like to know if it's safe to keep both my hdd and ssd inside my PC since they're clones and both...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD with Win10 (using PCIe adapter) not shown in BIOS, yet shown in Disk Manager

    Build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/FPkQFt SSD added: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M7Q21N7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 M.2 to PCIe adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075MDH28Y/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Issue: Installed SAMSUNG 970...
  11. awesomet2005

    [SOLVED] Help with SSD

    My 120GB SSD I just ordered has just arrived at the door. I don't know how I would get the data off of my current hard drive to my SSD. My hard drive has 430GB free of space. I believe the only way to get data on my new SSD would be to completely re-install Windows? Since I don't have a Windows...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Windows load error after cloning data from SSD to M.2

    I have bought a Intel 660p 1TB M.2 and after formating the drive to be the E drive on Windows 10, I used Intel's Data Migration Software to clone my SSD (Crucial MX300 525GB) to my newly installed M.2. After cloning the drive, I went into BIOS and changed which drive boots first, with the M.2...
  13. S

    Question New SSD - How do I migrate data?

    Hello, I recently bought a Samsung 860 evo 1 tb ssd. Would I be able to transfer specific files on my hard drive to my SSD? (including windows, a few games, steam). Is there a software to help me with this, or will I have to do it manually? I currently have a 1tb HDD with 200 gigs left, and I...
  14. S

    Question How to transfer dual boot Windows 10/Linux drive to two seperate drives?

    My system currently has a dual boot setup with Windows 10 / Linux on a single Samsung SSD with MBR. I just got a new, larger Samsung SSD. I want to transfer my Windows installation to the new drive and keep my Linux install on the old drive. I want to keep both drives in my system and select...
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    Can I max out the Witcher 3 with this rig?

    Can I max out The Witcher 3 at 1920x1080 with the following hardware and never dip below 60fps? *Core i7 8700K *16GB DDR4 3200Mhz RAM *Two-way SLI GTX 1080 (8GB) ASUS STRIX/RoG series
  16. M

    overclock i7 6700k with z270

    Hello! Everyone i am first time overclock cpu with Z270 itx mobo.i scared lol because of that if i damage the board and cpu .what can i do please tell for safe overclock.and sorry for bad English.here's my spec: I7 6700k (M9i cooler) Z270 gaming itx/ac mobo (asrock) Corsair vengance led ddr4...
  17. S

    W10 and resolution of ViewSonic VX2433 WM monitor

    So I download W10. I have 2 monitors. 24" LCD &21" LED. The default resolution of 1920-1080 is so blown up I cannot navigate the screen on the LCD monitor. I can't grab any icon . I can get around on the LED but it is smaller and not HD. I prefer to have dual monitors. The new Crimson driver for...
  18. D

    No display, computer shuts down HELP!

    My computer was on and I literally tipped it up off of it's side by 2-3 inches and the whole screen froze. The sound was frozen on an annoying EEEEEEE sound. After that, there was no display. The computer would turn on and off 1 second after it turned on. I took out the video card and ram...
  19. W

    Help with CPU fan problem

    So my computer crashed while gaming a few times last night, but then turned back on each time. Then one time it didn't turn on. I check inside the case and the cpu fan wasn't turning. I looked up the problem online and it said try a different fan header so i got some jumper cables and plugged my...
  20. Metaformed

    Need a new modem and router for Time Warner Cable.

    So I currently have the cheap modem/router all in one combo that comes with our connection, It is slow, has a short range, and has other issues like one of the antennas is loos so a light breeze could knock it down. Anyways, I was wondering what router and modem to get to go with my current...