[SOLVED] How would i go about moving old SSD with OS onto new PC build?

joshryback

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Hello,
I am unsure on how to go about with what im wanting to do.

I am wanting to move my Samsung NVME M.2 500gb drive on over to my new PC, but would like to do a clean install of OS and all drivers onto said drive once installed into new PC.

How would i go about doing this? Would I have to wipe the drive while connected to my old PC?

Should I back up all the files onto another drive before wiping the M.2 SSD?

What software should i use to do all of this?

Thanks in advance. I know there are a lot of tutorials out there but i prefer the enthusiasts expertise here on tom's.
 

Colif

Win 10 Master
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1st make sure windows is ready to move - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20530/windows-10-reactivating-after-hardware-change

2. backup any files you want to save now, as install will wipe drive. I would just copy/paste

3. Clean install is safest idea. It also makes sure license moves right.
install process will wipe the drive, no need to do it beforehand.
 
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Colif

Win 10 Master
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1st make sure windows is ready to move - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20530/windows-10-reactivating-after-hardware-change

2. backup any files you want to save now, as install will wipe drive. I would just copy/paste

3. Clean install is safest idea. It also makes sure license moves right.
install process will wipe the drive, no need to do it beforehand.
 
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joshryback

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1st make sure windows is ready to move - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/20530/windows-10-reactivating-after-hardware-change

2. backup any files you want to save now, as install will wipe drive. I would just copy/paste

3. Clean install is safest idea. It also makes sure license moves right.
install process will wipe the drive, no need to do it beforehand.
Simple and straight to the point! Thanks a bunch!
 

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