Creamiepie
2 Iron

RE: XPS8910 Transfer OS from 2TB-HD/32GB-Cache-SSD to a separate SSD?

This is what I would do:

1. Dowload all the drivers from dell website and put it in a usb drive

2. Dowbload a fresh windows 10 from microsoft and place it on a bootsbleusb drive

3. Place the new SSD while leaving the existing disk in place

4. Boot to bios and make sire the sata drives are not on RAID. If it is on Raid change it to AHCI and it will tell you that windows might not boot (and it will not boot!!)

5. Save bios setting

6. Insert windows 10 usb

7. Restart PC

8. Boot with usb

9. Before you install windows 10 clean all partition from old 2tb and 32 gig ssd (both 2tb and 32 gig will be usuallable).

10. Create new partitions on new ssd, 2tb, 32 gig ssd

11. Install windows 10 on new ssd

12. Reinstall all dell drivers

13. Rename old 2tb and 32 gig ssd to whatever you want on windows explorer and use them to whatever you want (I use the 32 gig ssd as my save folder for working documents and files while working on it (photoshop etc...)

14. Done.

chouichanga
2 Iron

RE: XPS8910 Transfer OS from 2TB-HD/32GB-Cache-SSD to a separate SSD?

Thanks for your suggestions and they are much appreciated. I'm putting the HD to SSD swap on the back "burn"-er right now as I have to address the outrageous overheating issues of the 8910 chassis first (as evidenced by the other thread).

XPS 8910 i7 6700K GTX 970 LG 27" Win 10

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