Installing old hard drive into different computer

By mjb
Jan 21, 2005
  1. My P4 1.3 died so I am trying to install my hard drive from that computer into my old P2 400. The old computer has windows 95 and the P4 has XP. Any suggestions?
  2. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094

    It might be worth your while to check the HAL compatibility lists at Microsoft to make sure your old P2 can work with XP.
  3. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    Not work
    get ready to run your repair disc (xp OS disc)
    you may not have comp. issues ,but XP will sure scream at you about the new hardware,you may even have to reactivate.
  4. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094

    I took for granted he was going to format and reload.
    He was going to , right.
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