win 7 amd Mother board fried, new computer amd win 7. Can I use the old HD to Tags: Prebuilt Computer Hewlett Packard AMD Motherboards Hard Drives Systems Last response: January 9, 2012 4:44 PM in Systems Share Lyle Gant January 9, 2012 12:22:09 PM My motherboard in my HP p6210f ( win 7 -amd -64 bit )fried. The hard drive is OK. Can I use it for my applications in my new HP amd - 64 bit win7 computer ) as a second hard drive More about : win amd mother board fried computer amd win Raiddinn a b V Motherboard January 9, 2012 12:46:06 PM If the drive is fine then there is no good reason why you can't continue to use the old hard drive. You will, however, probably want to format it first, because if you don't it might cause a lot of errors with an operating system installed that will conflict with the motherboard and stuff. If you just delete the Windows directory on it that may be good enough, but it would be best to format it that way there is no MBR on the drive. sosofm a c 80 V Motherboard January 9, 2012 4:44:52 PM Yes you can use , reformat the hard drive . Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows XP Reinstall New Mother Board Partition Drive Win 7 ForumATI 5850 Win7 Driver Issues? ForumNew mobo/processor won't boot win7 ForumWIN 7 install shuts down during first time use (it took 1000 try's) ForumWin 7 32 for a new computer : intel vs amd , etc. ForumAMD Overdrive support for Win 7 64-bit? ForumNew Builder - New Builder Win7 Load Driver for IDE ForumCan i scrap win7 and go pure xp pro on new computer with old xp hd ForumGA- 7 VT600P-RZ : can't reinstall Win XP Pro SP#2 ForumGames don't use GPU... but GPU testers do? AMD Radeon HD 6850 ForumATI 5850 Win7 Driver Issues? ForumNew/Old Comp, help with Win7 ? ForumDat build... ForumComputer Help Forum[Solved] Partial New Computer Build for WoW ForumComputer is underpreforming considering build. Forum[Solved] New computer im buying any good? ForumComputer Nightmere ForumCan i change bios? Forum[Solved] New home built computer, No splash screen More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !