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Old 07-11-2007, 04:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Harddrive question, from one pc to another.

On this PC, I have an 80GB harddrive, with XP Home installed. On my new PC, I'll have Vista Home Premium, on it.

My question is, would I be able to simply yank out the harddrive from this one, throw it in the new PC and have an automatic dual booting PC?

My guess is that it won't be that simple but I'm a novice at dual booting so I have no idea.

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Old 07-11-2007, 04:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't know if there is any easy way but in order to dual boot you'll have to reinstall XP Home on the new machine and then some how configure the boot manager on Vista to load dual boot with XP.

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