Would this work

By edbug
Jun 10, 2009
  1. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    It is never recommended to install a hard drive with an OS installed into another computer... You can try this, but you may end up with an unstable computer. It is best to install the operating system fresh
  2. edbug

    edbug TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you magic, would this mean having to purchase windows xp? And would it be ok to use my hard drive as a slave hard drive? Thanks.
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Yes you can hook up the old drive as a slave. You will need a copy of the operating system of your choice
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