My 60GB SSD is simply too small and has run out of space. Before I pull the trigger on a new one (Crucial m500 240GB), I want to know how I should go about transferring my OS and everything else without having to reinstall Windows, if at all possible.
You don't need to worry about the direction of flow and order of components. It's been long proven that coolant moves through a loop so fast that there are only nominal temperature differences based on component order. Do what makes the loop look best to you.
It is plugged into a back USB 3 port. When I go into Disk Management the "Mark Partition as Active option is grayed out on all but my internal SSD and HDD. It says that the "System Reserved" 100MB partition is the only active one ATM.
So I grabbed a 3TB Seagate Backup+ for an external backup. However, Windows Backup refuses to work with it, no matter what I do. I partitioned the drive into two 1.1TB drives, one formatted as NTFS, the other exFAT (512k). NEITHER seem to work with Windows Backup. It always gives me an error...
First time trying Windows 8, I'm getting an error on install. This is being installed on a blank drive.
It's all new hardware, but it's all recognized and is from reputable brands. What's happening here?
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