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Reformatting a hard drive taken from another computer.

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Last response: in Storage
February 5, 2014 12:29:57 PM

Hi guys,
I have an HDD from my previous computer, it has an operating system installed and i was thinking about reformatting this hard drive from my current PC. I was wondering if when i connect it to my PC, will the 2nd OS take boot priority when i turn my pc on?

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a c 427 G Storage
February 5, 2014 12:40:30 PM

Boot order/priority is set in your bios. As long as your PC is set to boot from the correct drive, your old drive will be a non-issue. Just throw it in and format away.
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February 5, 2014 12:53:29 PM

thanks for the quick reply :)  cheers
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