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 SolvedCan I take the HDD out of my old desktop and put it in my new computer and still be able to use window 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 SolvedMoving old HDD with Windows 7 to new PC with Windows 8.1 Forum Installed Windows 7 on old HDD, put in new computer. Won't start Forum Solvednew pc old hard drive reformat from xp to win 7 pro Forum Put old HD into new system - won't boot to windows Forum SolvedInstalling new Motherboard, new SSD and clean install new windows-7 on old windows xp computer 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 SolvedInstalled new Motherboard and Processor on old Windows7 HD, can't detect Network Controller Forum SolvedOld Windows 7 key on new PC Forum SolvedInstalled xp on new hd...cant get win7 to load now on old hd Forum Get Windows 7 on old HD to boot in new computer Forum SolvedWindows 7 or XP on old custom-built PC? Forum SolvedNew computer windows 7 old computer windows xp pro Forum SolvedWindows XP "not genuine" when put in a new machine. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !