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Old 06-24-2010, 06:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a desktop that is running out of memory and im thinking of popping the hard drive out of my older desktop and put it in the current one im using. my question is if it will be a simple process or is ther something more to it than just popping it out and popping it into its new home
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It should be pretty straight forward unless there's an OS installed on the drive you're putting in. If there is, you just gotta be careful to choose the right one on first boot. Then just wipe the second drive so you won't have that problem anymore.
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thanx for the help, i decided to just buy a brand new hd because i found out the old one was only a 10gb hd
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