Upgrading from a HDD to a SSD (or from slow SSD to fast SSD) is one of the most effective options for increasing PC/laptop/Mac performance. However, one of the most common questions I hear is how to preserve the existing OS and data from the old drive, or how to make sure a new OS install goes well. Here are some options: Windows cloning/restore options: Clone from the existing drive to the new drive I really like True Image 2016, but
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I have cloned a few hundred PC Windows/Linux drives, but today marked the first time that I cloned a Max OSX drive. On a 2011 era 21.5″ iMac I was cloning from an external Firewire boot SSD to a newly installed SSD. It was a success 🙂 Here are screenshots of the process.
Lenovo doesn’t make it very clear which key to press for the boot device selection menu 🙁 Thankfully, holding Fn+F12 during boot will show you the boot menu! 🙂 Applies to: Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and many other Lenovo Yoga, IdeaPad & Thinkpad devices 🙂
This past week I installed Webtop2SD on my Motorola Photon and absolutely love it! However, I made the mistake of using a slow Sandisk Class 4 32GB MicroSD card 🙁 Thus Firefox could take up to 20 seconds to load on the webtop, yuck! However, tonight I was able to clone my slow MicroSD card (containing Webtop2SD) over to a new PNY brand 32GB card, this time Class 10 speed! Now Firefox takes just 6-7 seconds to load, which is a