Closed Accessing winxp hdd from win7 hdd Tags: Windows 7 Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: February 15, 2010 4:10 PM in Windows 7 Share plastichead March 1, 2009 11:56:02 PM So i am trying out windows7 on an old hdd but want to access my XP install on another hdd without screwin up the xp install (i plan to go back to it). will it be ok if i do? More about : accessing winxp hdd win7 hdd Best solution Zoron a b $ Windows 7 March 2, 2009 5:20:51 AM Yes. LoneEagle March 3, 2009 2:15:58 PM plastichead said:So i am trying out windows7 on an old hdd but want to access my XP install on another hdd without screwin up the xp install (i plan to go back to it). will it be ok if i do? Yes... If you don't delete anything! Related resources Formating new HDD before installing WinXP on new build? - Forum Trying to recover HDD data from crashed WINXP system - Forum NAS Failed, HDD ok, cant access my data - Forum WinXP and Linux distro on the same HDD ? - Forum 1TB Sata Media HDD : No Longer Accessible - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bhalton26 March 5, 2009 6:03:15 PM just stay away from the Windows folders and System32 files. Zorg March 5, 2009 8:02:12 PM Yup Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSafe to reformat old hdd w/ WinXP ? ForumWinXp 32bit ForumExternal hdd reading but shows this folder is empty ForumProblems installing win7 on new HDD ForumHelp Win7 Boot Install USB on WinXP ForumUpgrading XP Machine with New HDD (Parition / Win7 DuaBoot Issues) Forum[SOLVED] running GA-X58A-UD3R in AHCI mode - WinXP - BSOD 0x0..07B ForumCan I upgrade from 32-Bit WinXP Pro to 64-Bit Win7 Home Premium ? ForumData HDD not recognized by Win7 after upgrade ForumData HDD not recognized by Win7 after upgrade ForumPagefile.sys and hyberfil.sys ForumInstalling Windows XP from Windows 7 Beta Forum[Solved] Intel ICH9R SATA RAID Drivers don't work on Win7!! Help! Forum[Solved] When is the win7 RC1 beeing released? ForumWhy get Windows 7 from Torrent sites - When MS is giving away free key More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !