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Want to install SSD but Windows 10 won't currently boot up

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Hello, I have a relatively basic spec acer laptop and I've been considering getting an SSD for a little while.  Now the other day I switched the laptop on and it wouldn't boot up.  I now get a "Bad system config" error message.

I am now thinking that now would be a time to get the SSD.  So my question is can I fit a new SSD then reinstall Windows 10 afresh onto that?  I made a USB  recovery when I got the machine, or do I download Windows onto cd/dvd, (on a good machine) and use that?  Once I have a fresh Windows installed I would then use a caddy to copy over my files etc to the new SSD.  The current HDD (spinny) works in a caddy and so i'd be able to copy them over.

Thanks



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