Can i put my old xp hd on my new windows 7 pc? Tags: Windows 7 HD Windows XP Components Last response: February 7, 2010 5:40 PM in Components Share rodnie74 February 7, 2010 5:13:54 PM hi nice forum guy here my first post i buy a new pc with windows 7 ..750 hd .. 6gb memory etc... i want to know if i can put my old xp hard drive of my old desktop to this ne pc? what can i do ? or options i got to put thi hd on this new pc? recomendations or alternative from you guys More about : put windows chriscornell February 7, 2010 5:32:03 PM You can use the Harddisk yes. If it's an old Pata-disk, then remember to put the jumper in "slave" position. m 0 l rodnie74 February 7, 2010 5:36:51 PM k but i dont want to lose any data from that hd i forgot to mentiont that i dont want to reformat or delte os lose the data of that xp hd can i use it juts by conect and use as slave or need to rdo something first? remember my new pc its windows 7 and thi hd qith my data and info are xp m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer chriscornell February 7, 2010 5:40:58 PM Windows 7 is backwards compatible, so whether the old disk is formatted with FAT32 or NTFS it should still work fine. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCant fully access old windows xp boot HD as slave in new Windows 7 PC Forum SolvedTransferring Programs From An Old PC, Running XP, To a New PC Running Windows 7? Forum SolvedTrying to put an old hard drive with windows 7 in a new computer Forum SolvedCan I use my old hdd with windows 8 on it, deactivate the code then put that into new pc Forum SolvedMoving games from Win XP pc to External HD, to new PC with Windows 7 Forum Boot Problems-Added HD from old PC w/XP to new PC w/Win7 Forum Solvednew pc old hard drive reformat from xp to win 7 pro Forum SolvedInstalling new Motherboard, new SSD and clean install new windows-7 on old windows xp computer Forum SolvedInstalled new Motherboard and Processor on old Windows7 HD, can't detect Network Controller Forum SolvedWindows Easy Transfer from XP to Windows 7 Pro Using External Drive? I used XP and Easy Transfer to get files from old PC to Forum Installed Windows 7 on old HDD, put in new computer. Won't start Forum Put old HD into new system - won't boot to windows Forum SolvedCan i put my old optical drive in my new PC? Forum SolvedURGENT: New PC Build with Old Hard Drive. Windows 7 crashes. Forum SolvedWindows 7 won't boot from my old hard drive on my new PC. Forum SolvedInstalled xp on new hd...cant get win7 to load now on old hd Forum SolvedWindows 7 or XP on old custom-built PC? Forum SolvedNew computer windows 7 old computer windows xp pro Forum SolvedCan I use my old Internal HDD (SATA) on my new Windows 7 PC to access my old files (pics, docs, etc) only? Forum SolvedNew PC components, old HDD, windows 7 wont start Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !