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I just purchased a new Dell Windows 7.  I currently have an older Dell Windows 7.  I would love to take out the two hard drives and put it in the new Dell. With my current computer, what's the best way to get rid of System devices, then put it in my new computer;  will that work?

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Paragon's ADAPTIVE RESTORE, and Acronis UNIVERSAL RESTORE, will both do this.

The problem is, if the W7 installs are Factory, then they are only legal on the systems they came on. Moving one to the other, is a no-no.

If you installed a different kind of W7, yourself (say a Retail version), then go for it. But you will need to reactivate it.
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forgot the links.     : /

Paragon's Adaptive Restore) it looks like they no longer do the free version download, so you will need to get it with one of these)
http://www.paragon-software.com/technologies/components/adaptiverestore/
    Hard Disk Manager Suite
    Hard Disk Manager Professional
    Hard Disk Manager Business
    Hard Disk Manager Premium
    Drive Backup Workstation
    Drive Backup Small Business Server
    Drive Backup Server
    Backup & Recovery Home
    Drive Copy Professional
    Virtualization Manager Professional

Acronis Universal Restore
http://www.acronis.com/en-us/personal/pc-backup/ (as far as I know, it only comes with True Image)
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why not simply backup everything to the new PC?
and of course - install all software you need again (but there will be several you don't need anymore too)
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Perfect, thank you,
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Thank you much.   : )
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