Hi! I am building my new PC, and I was thinking about this. I have a 640GB 2.5" Hard drive from my old hard drive that would have Windows 7 on it. I was wondering if I could use that, then transer the Windows files into my 1TB storage drive. That would save me $116! (money I could put into like more RAM, or even an SSD!)
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What do you mean by "transfer the Windows files...."? Are you wanting to use your old hard drive as the new boot drive? If so, i'd still do a clean install of the OS since you have new hardware components.