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Insert a s/hand HD into a pc as a replacement HD?

I want to replace a HD with a HD that has a geuine XP program installed, what r the problems,,will it start up ok,, or is this a big problem to attempt?

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If it is from an identical PC there are no problems with doing this. If it is from a different model computer you will need to update drivers if you can get it to boot. Depending on how different the model of computers are it may cause a blue screen of death upon boot. This is a very risky and difficult task if the computers are different.

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Greetings...

You have 3 paths to look at and you also need to think about the need to change out Vista for XP...

Vista has gotten a bad rap on being something that does not work... it works fine... unless you have some very old program that you have to have for your job, Vista will work just fine...

Now... 1. you can install a boot manager and have both Vista and XP on your computer... 2. you can reformate you HD and install XP, you have an XP disk and code??? 3. you can run Virtual PC on Vista and install XP, still need the disk and code...
Virtual PC will allow you to fire up XP and run it as a separate program on top of Vista... and it's a free download...

Still I would look at just why you need to change... I have been running Vista since before it came out and other than a couple of programs in the beginning were a problem, everything works just great...

Have a great day...

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