Installing OS on SSD from HDD

Started Dec 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
jamesdak
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Re: WARNING: AOMEI Partition Assistant - Migrate OS to SSD Wizard
In reply to Jim Cockfield, Dec 23, 2012

Warning on this software:

This is a Windows 8 machine,

I used it to resize the OS partition of the HD to make it a size smaller than the SSD.  The original partition was over 1 TB yet only 44 GB was being used.  I used the software to resize it to 75GB which should have been well under the size of my SSD.

Once I applied the changes in the software it shut down and then ran the rezing process.  Then my dell WOULD NOt boot up.  It was just in a continous loop trying to reboot.  So all this did was leave me with a $1000 boat anchor.  Right now I am trying to restore off the recovery disks I made earlier but the first time around I got an error code.  I am about to be really mad if all I've done is broken the new computer trying to do this very "simple" process.

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