HDD Question Tags: Hard Drives Windows XP Components Last response: December 28, 2005 2:47 PM in Components Share Bullseye21 December 28, 2005 9:20:06 AM When my main HDD fails, and I need to buy a new one to replace it. Do i just take the failed HDD straight out and replace the cords to the new HDD? Then just install XP on the new HDD? More about : hdd question sleepdeprived82 December 28, 2005 9:41:17 AM Yep, just make sure you get the right connection for your new hard drive e.g sata or ide fishmahn December 28, 2005 2:47:26 PM Also make sure (if this is an IDE drive) that you have the single/master/slave jumpers on the new drive set right. Mike. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedQuestion on HDD warranties or warranties in general Forum SolvedHDD replacement question Forum SolvedExternal hdd performance question Forum SolvedQuestion about my HDD Forum SolvedHDD SATA Compatibility question Forum SolvedQuestion about Hdd Forum SolvedQuestion about HDD Shock Resistance Forum SolvedInstalled Windows 7 on SSD but my HDD also has Windows 7 Question. Forum SolvedLaptop HDD Question Forum Solvedhdd mounting question Forum SolvedDual Storage (SDD + HDD) Drive Setup - MoBo SATA Question Forum SolvedMay be getting new HDD for laptop tomorrow - question about size. Forum SolvedhDD question help me Forum SolvedPower connectors FDD & HDD type - question Forum SolvedMoving Windows from HDD to SSD drive question Forum SolvedHDD problems and chkdsk question Forum SolvedI've recently upgraded my desktop from a 500 GB HDD to a 2 tb hybrid drive. Question is should I keep a 4 GB ready boost flash Forum SolvedQuestion About Choosing A HDD Forum SolvedHelp have odd question about my HDD Forum SolvedNeed to upgrade my hdd,have a question. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !