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Use of a spare SSD

by compy / June 4, 2016 2:51 AM PDT

Win 10, SSD – 447 GB, SSD – 238 GB, and HDD – 931 GB.
I was originally using only the 238GB SSD with Win 7, but was running out of space. I then installed a 447GB SSD and cloned the 238. Then I installed Win 10. I now have a spare SSD with win 7 on it.
Do you think it would be feasible to clone the 447 to the 238 (which would then have win 10 and about 10GB spare) and keep the 238 as a standby I can just slot in, in case the worst happens? Or can anyone recommend a more appropriate use for the spare SSD?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.


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by Bob__B / June 4, 2016 3:33 AM PDT
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You can use the 238 as a clone device for the 447.

Just keep in mind that as soon as the 447 exceeds the 238 capacity that's not going to work.

That's assuming your going to clone let's say monthly.

If your going to clone just once and set the unit aside as a way to get back to where you are today then it should work.

You might want to test that by doing a clone and then booting from the 238.

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Great idea.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 4, 2016 7:37 AM PDT
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I love backups.

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