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Can i put my old xp hd on my new windows 7 pc?

  • Windows 7
  • HD
  • Windows XP
  • Components
Last response: in Components
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


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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.
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
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.
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