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installing old hdd on new pc to transfer important files?

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Anonymous
June 17, 2013 4:00:05 PM

My new pc is coming and im wondering if i install my old hdd with win7 on it and boot up, will it still boot up my new win8 on my ssd? I just dont want to lose important files...
June 17, 2013 4:29:28 PM

You cant swap your old hard drive in and boot from it

But you can install it in the new computer , and then use Win 8 to browse it and copy files to the new drive
Anonymous
June 17, 2013 4:49:59 PM

Outlander_04 said:
You cant swap your old hard drive in and boot from it

But you can install it in the new computer , and then use Win 8 to browse it and copy files to the new drive


Yea thats what im asking, also after transferring can i just delete everything on there including my old win7 OS?
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