Randy Barnett <randy@...>
Sorry to chime in now but you didnt
need to do that. If you use a program to migrate your OS from the
old disk it will delete the partition you just made and create new
ones that match your OS drive.
I use Samsung and their migration software is great so I cant help
you with a good alternative... Sorry.
This is what I found with Google:
It looks like Kingston has a migration tool also. It is a well
known one at that. Not sure about accessibility...
As for leaving your music out of the transfer you may have to move
it off the disk temporarily then move it back after the migration.
On 9/29/2017 12:20 AM, Justin Harris wrote:
was finally able to find an accessible tool to get that partition
made. It's late, and I had to try several before I found one that
My Kingston SSD came with no such special software, but I got a
reply back from the fine folks at Station Playlist, as I had asked
to get my license keys again just to be on the safe side. In
addition to that, they were able to recommend some free software
to do exactly what I want. So here goes nothin. lol
El 9/29/2017 a las 1:53 AM, Brian's Mail list account via
I'd suggest you maybe contact somebody
else who runs a station or similar.
Seems to me that many ssds seem to come with bespoke software,
mine is Samsung, that can take the drudgery out of this task.
It might in fact be best to just give in and get a sighted
person to do it.
One word of warning though, the last time I did this with normal
hard drives was some time ago, and in the end I had to reinstall
all software as there was no easy way to get all the installed
programs and their links onto a completely different physical
drive. Also Windows and some other software all started popping
up, that they had been cloned and you would need to reactivate
them on various web sites etc.
If I had knowsn about all that I'd just have made a clean
install to start with, but then I was not running a radio
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Justin Harris"
Sent: Friday, September 29, 2017 1:55 AM
Subject: [nvda] migrating Windows installation
I am hoping that someone else has actually done this before,
because I am totally stuck. I just got a new solid state
drive, and wish to migrate my windows installation and
programs to that, while keeping music and such on my old
drive. The ssd is only 120 gb, so I believe this is how I will
have to go about everything.
So, here goes:
1. The new drive is not accessible through Windows Explorer,
but I am able to find it in the disk management in control
panel. However, I am unable to make a partition. It shows the
unalocated space, as being the whole thing. But when I go in
to the applications menu, it won't let me do anything. A lot
of the options are dimmed. I've tried doing things with object
navigation and everything, and just can't do it. So, first
off, what's the best way to be able to partition this drive?
All I need is one partition, but no matter how hard I try, I
have yet to be able to figure it out.
2. Once the disk has been partitioned, what is the best, and
most accessible program to migrate my Windows installation???
I know I could probably do a fresh install, but the idea is to
have everything back up and running quickly, as I run an
online radio station, and down time is not a good thing at
I really hope that someone can give me a hand here. Thanks in
advance for the info. :)
Sincereley: Randy Barnett
Owner of Soundtique.
1897 SE Dr.
Grants Pass, Or. 97526