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Using an old HDD with OS as secondary HDD in new computer

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November 28, 2013 1:57:11 PM

Hello everyone!

I have been searching the extensive forum on this topic and found many threads on the subject. However, since I am relatively new to these things I want to make sure an answer is tailored for my needs as I don't want to do anything hasty from another thread that maybe isn't exactly as my situation. I hope you don't dislike me for being kind of selfish in this way!

My situation is that I have an old 1TB HDD with Windows 7 OS installed that I would like to use as a secondary hard drive (for games, movies etc.) in my new computer. In this I have an 240 GB SSD with Windows 8.1 OS installed.

So my question is: what do I need to do with my old HDD in order to use it safely as a secondary HDD?

Thank you very much for your kindness!
a c 903 G Storage
November 28, 2013 5:34:53 PM

delete whats on there, the easiest way to do that is a quick format.