Running programs from old computer in external enclosure Tags: Computers Enclosure Hard Drives Apps Last response: February 8, 2010 6:24 PM in Apps General Discussion Share kenleach65 February 5, 2010 12:44:55 AM Had to remove HDD from old PC and unable to install in replacement PC. Difficult to reinstall previous programs due to license concerns. Any hints? Trying to help out my church office. More about : running programs computer external enclosure Gandalf February 8, 2010 6:24:30 PM If you get a new Microsoft license for the operating system, you should be able to use the old HDD in the new computer. If you contact Microsoft, you might be able to get a license waver due to the reason for the need. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources XP environment from old PC not booting in new machine, visible when in external drive enclosure Forum Cannot access old laptop hard drive/files through external hard drive enclosure/hookup Forum SolvedHow to stop external hard disk (enclosure) from running? Forum SolvedProblem with external speakers when running Netflix but not when viewing programs by TWC Forum SolvedRemoving OS and Old Programs From External? Forum Solvedrunning previously installed programs from old HDD with new HDD installed os Forum SolvedI was running xp my mobo died. I cannot access the administrator part of the drive to retrieve old files and programs I need. Forum SolvedWhy does my computer lag when running any programs? Forum NAS enclosure or old computer server? Forum SolvedTransferring Programs From An Old PC, Running XP, To a New PC Running Windows 7? Forum New computer; cant find my old files from enclosure! Forum SolvedHow can I transfer programs from old hard drive (without computer) to my new computer Forum SolvedOld computer running BF4 Forum 2 Computer USB 2.0 and 1 External Enclosure/Drive ?? Forum Run software from hard drive in external enclosure Forum SolvedOld computer prog (pascal era) / What new and easy for simple programs in win Os now, Know some unix shell Forum SolvedNeed to run old external drive as an internal sata Forum SolvedMy Computer Shuts Down Whenever I Run a Few Programs or a Game. Forum SolvedAdded external hard drive to an old computer, need to know pros and cons of connections Forum Solvedhow do i take stuff off my old hard drive and put it into an external storage device to put onto a new computer Forum More resources !