Question about moving my dell's hdd to my new rig. need help ASAP Tags: Hard Drives Dell Storage Last response: November 9, 2008 10:22 PM in Storage Share matt2012 November 9, 2008 10:05:24 PM Okay, I know I can't use my Dell's hdd on a different computer but what if I installed my own version of Vista on the hdd? Would I be able to switch the hdd over to my new rig and use it as the master drive? More about : question moving dell hdd rig asap cjl a b G Storage November 9, 2008 10:22:45 PM Should work fine - you'll have to reinstall everything, but the hardware is standard. The only thing to check is whether it is IDE or SATA. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed new Gaming rig 1500$ to 2000$ First time builder new help ASAP! Forum Question about moving old RAID0 HDD to new PC. Forum Need some help with new rig. Question about PSU and parts. Forum I have a few questions about moving my old hdd over to a new system. Forum SolvedUSB Boot Detected With Old HDD But Not New One! HELP ASAP Forum Questions about moving vista business install to new HDD. Forum SolvedNeed help asap! Is this a good way to transfer old files to my new pc and ... Forum SolvedMay be getting new HDD for laptop tomorrow - question about size. Forum SolvedI need help asap, about to order Forum SolvedNeed asap help comparing systems (buying soon, don't know a lot about) Forum New i7 rig. Help needed asap!! Forum SolvedNEED HELP ASAP!!! Problem with recognizing HDD! Forum Need help about my new rig. Forum HDD Problem need help ASAP Forum SolvedNew Build Gaming System Needs HELP! ASAP Forum SolvedMoving to a new case.... need help! Forum SolvedQuestion about moving old hard drive as slave to new system? Forum Dell XPS 8700 moving to new tower HELP Forum SolvedQuestion about SSHDD (standard HDD system image restore on new SSHDD or no?) Forum Need Help ASAP! Raised motherboard for new CPU cooler... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !