Solved New Build with a used hard drive with Vista installed Tags: Homebuilt Windows Vista Hard Drives New Build Systems Last response: December 5, 2012 4:28 PM in Systems Share jrizzz November 19, 2012 5:46:30 PM Was wondering if i could build a system with a used hard drive that already has windows vista installed on it. I really dont wanna pay 100 bucks for windows 7. More about : build hard drive vista installed zpwslayer November 19, 2012 7:06:13 PM Format the drive and install a fresh copy of windows. m 0 l Best solution ram1009 November 19, 2012 7:09:29 PM jrizzz said:Was wondering if i could build a system with a used hard drive that already has windows vista installed on it. I really dont wanna pay 100 bucks for windows 7. If your new build includes a new MB and your copy of Vista is an OEM version (likely) then you must buy a new OS. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jrizzz December 5, 2012 4:28:41 PM Best answer selected by jrizzz. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedvista installed on new hard drive, drivers missing Forum Solvedis there a way to tell if a hard drive installed is new or used. Forum SolvedJust installed Linux on a new computer with a used hard drive... Forum SolvedTried to install Windows Vista onto new hard drive and it did not complete for some reason Forum Solvedcan I install an OEM Windows Vista on the same computer with a new hard drive Forum SolvedInstall Vista to New Hard Drive from Recovery Partition (Gateway T-6859u) Forum Installed new hard drive and vista now wifi doesnt work Forum SolvedCan I use my current hard drive with windows 7 installed on a new pc with no os? Forum SolvedNew pc build with used hard drive Forum How to re-install Vista Home premium on new hard drive Forum SolvedUse a store bought pc internal Hard Drive on a new build? (first build ever) Forum Solvedcan a hard drive from a windows 7 be installed and run on a vista system Forum SolvedInstall old xp hard drive in new pc with vista Forum Problem Installing Windows Vista onto New Internal Hard Drive Forum Is it possible to use an external hard drive for a new pc recovery of systems installed from factory? Sorry if that is confu Forum Solvedhow to earse everything on my hard drive so i can use it in my new pc gaming build? Forum SolvedUsing old hard drive in new build easy question!! Please help Forum What if i used a wiped hard drive in a new PC build? Forum SolvedBuilding a new rig, can I use my current hard drive with windows 7 on my new build to avoid having to buy another OS/harddrive Forum SolvedCan I use old hard drive on a new build while still keeping it's data? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !