Replacing Laptop Hard drive

Hi all, some of u may be laughing on my question but i want to replace my laptop's hard drive. but there are two hard drives in it. and my main question is that where is windows stored and if i replace the hard drive then what will happen with the System ? will i have to reinstall windows and drivers that all ?

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Re: replace hard drive

- Why do you want to replace the hard drive?
- Why only one?
- The one with Windows or the other one?


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Typically the OS

is installed on the C drive. You can clone the drive using an USB external drive case or replacing the second with the new one and use cloning software to copy the boot drive to the new drive.

Once the drive is clone replace the old C drive (boot drive with the one you cloned) and test that it boots. Once the new drive boots put the second drive back in.

The drive you clone must be able to fit the data from the old boot drive.

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Thanks alot for your help. This is exactly i was looking for. Happy

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