Question Cloning Win10 between 2 SSDs using laptop.

Dansaj

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Hey, here is the situation.
My old PC that died had 2 SSDs (lets call them SSD 1 and SSD 2)

Now ssd1 has windows 10 on it and ssd 2 is empty.
I need to use ssd1 as my primary drive in my new PC.

So I need to clone win10 from ssd1 to ssd2 using a laptop and one usb to sata adapter.
And once cloned I need to empty ssd1 and use in my new PC with new Windows.

How can I do this ?
Before, I managed to clone successfully, but both drives were installed in the PC.

Thanks in advance
 

USAFRet

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Ssd 1 = Samsung Evo 860 250gb
Ssd 2 = Samsung Evo 840 120gb
Size of OS (including data) = 90gb
First off, 90GB actual consumed space (SSD1) won't clone into a 120GB drive(SSD2).
That absolutely needs to be below 80-85GB. So you need to reduce that somehow.

Secondly, do you have another drive...some sort of other external drive?
This could be used to temporarily hold the contents of the source drive.

If not, we can still probably do this.
 

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