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Hard Drive switching

Can I switch a hard drive from one computer to another? I nave a HP NC 4000 and a Compaq nx9005 and I want to trade the hard drives from one to the other to save having to reload everything. Is it possible? If so what would have to be done?

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You have to check the physical dimensions first, as most of the spares are tailor made for a particular model and cannot be used for other models. The easier way to transfer data would be to connect a data cable or network cable, create a network between both the PCs and transfer the data.

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