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Hi there can any one please tell me if my maxtor hard disk will work on 2 pcs. just yesterday i bought a new pc and i want to use my old disk with a new pcs without formatting. if theres a solution then whats it assistance would be appreciated thanks bye

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Hello
that depends
is the old disk a IDE disk?
do the new computer have a IDE port on the motherboard?
if so you can put it in your new computer. but you cant move your OS and use the same disk. you can use is as storage.
I quess that your new computer has sata right? and I think its a bad idea to move your maxtor disk to the new computer because it can slow your PC down.

Good luck

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