Can i install windows xp pro on hdd then put hdd in laptop to boot Tags: Configuration Laptops Formatting Boot Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: April 16, 2011 9:30 PM in Windows XP Share g4m3f4c3 April 16, 2011 9:15:56 PM Hello, im formatting an hdd from laptop can i copy xp pro from desk top on that hdd im formatting ..and will it boot More about : install windows pro hdd put hdd laptop boot Ijack a b D Laptop April 16, 2011 9:30:03 PM I very much doubt it. It might work after a repair install, but it would be better just to install from the CD on the laptop. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow can i make a boot disk for windows xp pro without a floppy disk. How can I make a bootable cd from my laptop then install Forum Solvedinstall win8.1 on new hdd to dual boot with xp Forum Install Windows XP on laptop w/sata HDD & DVD R/W Forum SolvedHow to Clean install windows 8.1 pro 64bit on a 32bit windows 8.1 MBR Hdd Forum SolvedNeither Windows 7 sp1 install disc or Windows XP sp3 on SATA hdd recognize my old 80GB ATA Hdd. Forum SolvedIf I replace a laptop's HDD, can I re-install Windows 8 on it without purchasing a new CD/key? Forum SolvedI have a new 80GB IDE HDd that I want to install in a laptop. Need to format it with boot file? Forum SolvedInstalled windows 8 and now cant boot off a hdd with windows 7 Forum SolvedCan I use my secondary laptop that boots up to reinstall windows on my HDD that wont boot at all through usb connection? Forum SolvedCan i install windows on my SSD to have good boot times and then install all my games in to my second HDD? Forum SolvedFailed Custom Windows 7 Install on New HDD (Boot Mgr Missing followed by installer not recognizing HDD) Forum Can I install Windows 7 Pro on a new SSD and leave all other progrms on existing HDD? Forum how to install windows 8 in SSD from my Laptop HDD Forum window can't boot up from HDD. I try to install window with disc but there is no disk/partition to install. How can I do to ge Forum SolvedWindows 8 won't boot after installing old HDD's Forum Windows 7 Install won't detect HDD on ASUS laptop Forum Installed Windows 7 on old HDD, put in new computer. Won't start Forum installing XP on vista laptop but xp install disk says there is not HDD Forum I installed windows 7 on my ssd but put sp1 & updates on slower hdd. Forum SolvedMoving pre-installed windows 8 from HDD to SSD? [asus laptop] Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !