Yes, and so simple a caveman can do it.
(1) Just connect to a available SATA II port and connect the Power cable.
(2) Verify the BIOS is set to your current HDD (Should be, but good to check).
.. UNsure and not sure how to, Just connect old HDD, Power on and Press F12 during the post. This will bring upo a boot menu and you just slect your normal boot drive.
(3) Once in windows, Try this first - Right click the drive and format. If that does not work then go to disk management, select the old HDD and DELETE all Partitions on the drive. Repartition and formate - Walla, Reboot and done.