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[SOLVED] Old SSD has the OS and i want to replace it

Jun 17, 2020
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So my laptop only has one ssd slot. I need to remove the old ssd and install the new one but, as i said, the old ssd has the OS and i don't know what to do. I seems it is not possible to just remove windows 10 completely. So i wonder if i just remove the ssd like it is and replace it with the new will cause any problems?
 

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So my laptop only has one ssd slot. I need to remove the old ssd and install the new one but, as i said, the old ssd has the OS and i don't know what to do. I seems it is not possible to just remove windows 10 completely. So i wonder if i just remove the ssd like it is and replace it with the new will cause any problems?
Replace it with a new drive, and install a new OS on the new drive.

What specific drives are we working with here?
 

USAFRet

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Mar 16, 2013
126,034
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159,940
19,751
So my laptop only has one ssd slot. I need to remove the old ssd and install the new one but, as i said, the old ssd has the OS and i don't know what to do. I seems it is not possible to just remove windows 10 completely. So i wonder if i just remove the ssd like it is and replace it with the new will cause any problems?
Replace it with a new drive, and install a new OS on the new drive.

What specific drives are we working with here?
 
Jun 17, 2020
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Replace it with a new drive, and install a new OS on the new drive.

What specific drives are we working with here?
I have a
Samsung SSD PM871b 128GB, M.2 (MZNLN128HAHQ-00000) curently installed and i want to replace it with a V-NAND SSD 970 EVO PLUS NVMe M.2
 
Jun 17, 2020
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So i will just remove the old ssd with the os on it, then put the new one in, then boot from a flash usb to install windows? is that all?
 

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