Boot Tags: Format Computers Boot Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: May 3, 2012 7:15 PM in Windows XP Share toto schilaci May 2, 2012 7:13:37 AM hi,,,is it any problem if i remove my HDD and put it in another computer,format it there in order to set windows Xp and put it again in the first computer. More about : boot | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove PhilFrisbie May 3, 2012 7:15:47 PM That generally will not work. You need to install XP in the same computer that it will run in. Tell us WHY you think you to do that so we can help more. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Boot> Related ressources: ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !