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    Restoring a full system backup to an SSD

    This may be a stupid question, but here goes: Having done a full system backup to a standard hard drive, can one use that backup to restore ("install/transfer") the full system to a new SSD of the same or larger capacity than the original hard drive?
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    Restore SSD drive with Image

    SSD drive questions.

    Improving longevity of SSD drive

    The above linked may not be exact answers, but contain useful info.
    Last edited by Medico; 2011-11-20 at 09:37.
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    Many thanks Ted...Useful stuff (as always from you!)
    (My Setup: Custom built: 4.00GHz Intel Core i7-6700K CPU; MSI Z170A Gaming Carbon Mobo (Military Class V); Win 10 Pro (64 bit)-(UEFI-booted); 16GB RAM; 500GB SAMSUNG 960 EVO M.2 NVME SSD; 512GB SAMSUNG 850 PRO SSD; Seagate 2TB Barracuda SATA6G HDD; 2 X GeForceGTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card (SLI); Office 2016 Prof "Click to Run" (32-bit); Acronis TI 2017 Premium, Norton Internet Security, VMWare Workstation12 Pro). WD My Book 3 1TB USB External Backup Drive). Samsung 24" Curved HD Monitor.

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    You are very welcome Peter. Hope the links helped.
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