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. 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 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPut old HD into new system - won't boot to windows ForumCant fully access old windows xp boot HD as slave in new Windows 7 PC ForumInstalled Windows 7 on old HDD, put in new computer. Won't start ForumBoot Problems-Added HD from old PC w/ XP to new PC w/Win 7 ForumWhy can't one take system HD out of old PC and drop into new one? ForumUsing old HD with Windows installation on a new PC ForumXP hdd from old machine wanting to put in mew machine ForumWindows 7 or XP on old custom-built PC ? ForumCan I put SSD Drive in my pc ? ForumNew computer windows 7 old computer windows xp pro ForumCan i scrap win 7 and go pure xp pro on new computer with old xp hd ForumRe-install windows on a new rig with an old HD ? Forum[Solved] How can I save old Outlook emails to put on new computer? ForumHow do i put my old HDD into a new PC ?? ForumNew PC Build, Windows 7 Install "No signed device drivers were found." ForumInstalled xp on new hd ...cant get win 7 to load now on old hd ForumHaving difficulty transferring data from XP hard drive to new W 7 PC ForumPlease help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( ForumCan pentium duo core E5300 run HD Forum[Solved] Can I run a 64bit OS ?? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !