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Advise on hd

By truebluefun
Mar 18, 2009
  1. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Yes, can use it no problem. You are unlikely to have much success if you are going to try and just stuff it in and boot up the old install of Windows from the Dell though. Best to backup the things on the drive, format/install Windows in the new PC.
     
  2. truebluefun

    truebluefun TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So when i boot up in the new computer i need to do it with the disk and format/intall in the new one then??
     
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Yep.

    Technically, with some preparation you might be able to avoid it. I encourage a format/install though.

    If you want to see a discussion on making a Windows install from one computer work on another, there are 29 posts on it as of right now in this thread: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic123207.html
     
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