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Originally posted by Mechanic 32
Are you planning on using the hard drive as the boot drive?
Or is it just for additional storage?
The reason I ask is that taking the boot hd from one computer, and put into another computer, may not work. I have had a similar issue a while back. If I remember correctly, it would not boot up. And even if it did, you most likely will have to activate it again. (assuming win xp)
The reason for this, I believe is that Windows will detect a significantly different hardware setup on the computer, which it considers a totally new computer.
Thats from my experiences with boot drive swaps, or I should say attempts.
If it just for storage, Windows won't grumble too much.