Adding a second hard drive to a Dell XPS 420

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I have a Dell XPS 420 with Vista on it. How would I add a 2nd hard drive to it and can I run a different Windows on it? I want to put Windows 7.

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  1. If they are both the same ie SATA just slap it in.

    To put W7 on it just go into bios and boot/install to the new HDD.
  2. sirheck said:
    If they are both the same ie SATA just slap it in.

    To put W7 on it just go into bios and boot/install to the new HDD.


    So I would connect the hard drive, than start of the machine, add the new hard drive as a slave drive and than put in the windows 7 disc and reboot system, choose slave drive and install windows 7?
  3. After you install the hdd then go into bios, it should show the new hdd.

    Set to boot from CD,(with the W7 CD in) then when prompted by W7 install
    to the new hdd.
  4. sirheck said:
    After you install the hdd then go into bios, it should show the new hdd.

    Set to boot from CD,(with the W7 CD in) then when prompted by W7 install
    to the new hdd.


    Thanks
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