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 SolvedInstalled Windows 7 on SSD but my HDD also has Windows 7 Question. Forum SolvedLaptop HDD 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 SolvedQuestion About Choosing A HDD Forum SolvedQUESTION: Raid 1 with 2 ambigious Sata HDD and 1 SSD for OS Forum SolvedQuestion about noise of Seasonic platinum 760 and HDD Forum SolvedNew Motherboard and my old HDD with Win8.1 working good! (No format/reinstallation) Question** Forum SolvedQuestion About HDD And SDD And PSU Forum Solveddouble HDD question Forum SolvedSSD Question regarding playing games on your HDD while on the SSD Forum SolvedCloning HDD Question Forum SolvedWestern Digital HDD Question Forum SolvedHDD formatting question Forum SolvedQuestion about switching from HDD to SSD. Forum SolvedAdding HDD, one question Forum SolvedSSD as boot and original HDD for the all my old data question? Forum SolvedSimple question about configuring SSD and HDD in raid Forum SolvedHDD and SSD partition Question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !