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Old 01-02-2008, 12:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Am I reading this right? You too a hdd w/ an os from your old pc and put it in another one? And it don't work. You need to completely reformat and install os for it to function correctly.

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Old 01-03-2008, 08:27 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I have had similar issues. I pulled a 40 gb HDD out of a 1.5 Emachine Running XP. Tried to transfer it to an 1.5 HP and i could not get it to boot to the OS. Tried all the different jumper settings and the pc would not boot. got the same black screen with the ctrl-alt-del message. couldnt figure this out....does anyone know???

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