new pc, old drive

By jbpaulp
Mar 22, 2007
  1. I have a new pc but need to get info off my old HD. unfortunally the old pc has crashed and is asking me to press 'r' when system disk is installed which I cannot do as the xp windows was never genuine.
    any help apprieciated
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +422

    Put old hard drive in new computer as slave.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    use the drive as a slave and get a legit copy of windows.
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