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Old 08-10-2012, 03:13 PM   #1
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Default New hard drive, same OS

So I got this recording software that allows me to record pc gaming I do and I notice it tends to take a lot of space (the videos recorded) and I'm pretty sure I do want to get a higher capacity, possibly better performance hard drive. The only thing I don't know is the OS for it. I currently have Windows 7 on this hard drive and I don't want to invest in another OS for the new hard drive.

Would there be anyway that I can legally place the OS along with all information and pics/vids from my former hard drive to my better hard drive? I'm trying to budget too on the new hard drive, aiming for one less than $100.

So if anyone can help me, you will be the greatest computer whiz ever regardless of what anyone else says lol thanks!

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Old 08-10-2012, 03:14 PM   #2
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Default Re: New hard drive, same OS

You can legally reinstall the OS on the same PC as many times as you want. Even if you do change the hard drive. You need to have your license key.

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Old 08-10-2012, 03:21 PM   #3
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Default Re: New hard drive, same OS

Buy a second hard drive, connect it to your motherboard. Format the new hard drive to system disk ntfs. Then Just Change your default save location in the software to the second hard drive. No re-install needed.

If this is not an option, use Clone operating system Windows 7 free to upgrade hard drive and backup disk & partition

Or Re-install the OS like OhSnapWord Sed.

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