hard drive upgrade

hi guys,
i want to upgrade my hard drive from hdd to ssd in my acer laptop,
what i want to do is put a new ssd drive into my laptop, and reinstall windows 7 operating system, do i need to change any thing in the bios???? will the pc understand its a ssd drive??? the acer laptop holds only one hard drive
thanks for your time, bluesfloyd

Discussion is locked
Reply to: hard drive upgrade
PLEASE NOTE: Do not post advertisements, offensive materials, profanity, or personal attacks. Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you are new to the CNET Forums, please read our CNET Forums FAQ. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Reporting: hard drive upgrade
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
- Collapse -
Re: ssd

That would work.
But it's much easier to clone the hdd to the ssd. Then there's no need to reinstall anything.


- Collapse -
reinstall windows 7

if your planning on using the recovery partition that's not going to be there once you pull hdd out.

you must make bootable recovery media first.

then you do the swap.

enter the bios and change the boot order to the recovery media.

let it fly.

CNET Forums