Adding 2nd sata hard drive does it need its own OS? Tags: New Build SATA Hard Drives Windows XP Systems Last response: November 15, 2009 4:07 PM in Systems Share rover411 November 15, 2009 3:40:32 PM will original XP OS handle a new rapture 2nd hard drive without adding another OS to drive 2? More about : adding 2nd sata hard drive sonic-boom November 15, 2009 3:56:51 PM Yes rockyjohn November 15, 2009 4:07:22 PM Yes is the right response to the question asked. But if you are installing what appears to be a faster new hard drive, don't you want to move the OS to the new drive? Also, many new hard drives meet or exceed the speed of the raptor and even velociraptor drives - and usually cost less. http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/2009-3.5-desktop-har... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Adding 2nd sata hard drive does it need its own OS? Forum SolvedDoes your OS need its own drive? Forum SolvedCan i install a second hard drive with its own operating system im using sata Forum Adding old SATA hard drive (2nd one) Forum My 2nd hard drive needs formating but has windows folder in it (not my os, my mates old HDD) Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 755 MT - Adding 2nd Hard drive - Any system factors limiting size and/or speed Forum SolvedNew Hard Drive Replacement won't boot on its own after hard drive transfer Forum SolvedAdding a 2nd Hard Drive; Doesn't seem to Fit Forum SolvedAdding 2nd hard drive (in cd caddy) to toshiba w50 will not boot to windows with caddy attached Forum SolvedI need to know if a new harddrive will require its own OS Forum Solved2nd hard drive with O/S upgrade Forum SolvedAdding 2nd hard drive(from old pc) to my pc and getting blue screen. Forum is partition is ok for my os or i need to have a 2nd hard drive? Forum adding a 2nd hard drive with windows 8 Forum My hard drive storage is filling up on its own. Forum Drive letter change confusion when adding 2nd hard drive, studying for A+ test. Forum SolvedOS won't load from 2nd hard drive Forum SolvedHow to remove OS from 2nd hard-drive Forum SolvedMY 2nd Hard Drive SATA doesnt Have a Network Adapter Forum SolvedASUS VX7SX - 2nd hard drive (1TB SATA) not detected Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !