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Forgive my rookie question

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Last response: in Windows Vista
December 27, 2011 12:25:01 AM

So i am in the process of building a new computer. I have the case, motherboard, ram, processor, power supply, drives, i am still waiting to receive my windows 7 disc and upgraded video card. I planned to put my hard drive from my compaq that i currently use in as a storage device. my question is, can i Install this hard drive with vista on it already into the new computer and be able to boot it up so i can start tweeking with overclocking. Or will windows see all this new hardware and say WTF, this isnt' the computer that is licensed?

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December 27, 2011 7:53:42 AM

"windows see all this new hardware and say WTF"

Always reinstall OS with new build.
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January 7, 2012 7:40:42 PM

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January 7, 2012 8:43:09 PM

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