hard drive?

By shinoz
Jun 20, 2007
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  1. can u keep the same mother bord and everything and just put a new hard drive in the comp and run system recovery or restore? on it to put windows xp or vista on it with out the acual disk???
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,434   +281

    Can't do it the way you are describing, but if you clone the existing disk to your new disk you can.
  3. shinoz

    shinoz Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    wut u mean?
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,434   +281

  5. shinoz

    shinoz Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    oh ok!!! but im talking about using the recuvery disk that the comp comewith cus i dont have an xp or vista disk
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,434   +281

    I guess you could, if its not pulling the data from the partition on a hard drive you are fine (as in it restores FROM the cd). If not you'll need to clone.
  7. shinoz

    shinoz Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    ok thx for the help ^_^
  8. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    this is the cpu and motherboard forum not the hard drive storage and networking forum.
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