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2 hard drives with an operating system in one computer. want to uninstall one operating system

So I bought a computer off my brother and it works fine, but there is a minor problem. I want to put my hard drive in without messing with anything. The problem being is that my hard drive has windows 8 installed and the new computer has windows 7. How would I go about uninstalling windows 7?
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  1. unless the computer you purchased from your brother is exactly the same as the one your hdd is out of its win8 you need to uninstall.you cannot take a hdd with an os installed from one computer and use it in another due to chipset and other driver issues.you will need to do a clean install of win8 if you want to use it on the new computer.
  2. aldan said:
    unless the computer you purchased from your brother is exactly the same as the one your hdd is out of its win8 you need to uninstall.you cannot take a hdd with an os installed from one computer and use it in another due to chipset and other driver issues.you will need to do a clean install of win8 if you want to use it on the new computer.


    well the new computer has two drives in raid 0 i think, how would i go about installing windows 8 on those? would i just boot from the install disk and it does its own thing from there?
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    not entirely sure about win8 as there is something about setting to uefi in bios.before i would play with that i would try booting from the disk and seeing if it would install.cant hurt to try.
  4. aldan said:
    not entirely sure about win8 as there is something about setting to uefi in bios.before i would play with that i would try booting from the disk and seeing if it would install.cant hurt to try.


    sweet as ill try that, thanks
  5. hope it works out.cheers
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