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Old 01-02-2013, 12:41
connoisseur69uk
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When I took out my new phone agreement I received a copy of Windows 8 Pro Upgrade free of charge and I am thinking about putting an SSD drive in my three year old desktop PC.

I have a couple of questions before I take the plunge and hope there is some out there who can help:

1) What is the smallest size SSD that I can get away with, all I would install on it would be Windows and MS Office 2010, every thing else would installed on the 500Gb drive already in the PC?

2) As the free Windows 8 version is the Upgrade, will I have to install my original Windows 7 first and then upgrade or is there as in previous upgrades a way for the software to check my original installation disk as proof of an original licensed copy?

Any help would be much appreciated
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:43
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64GB should work as this is the smallest SSD that comes with the Surface Pro.

I have the upgrade and clean instelled it with no problems.
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