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Old 12-16-2005, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys- I've got a Compaq deskpro EP series with a 20 Gig HDD and a 10Gig one. The 20 Gig has the O/S on it- Win98. I'm planning on replacing that HDD, as it sounds like a vacum cleaner & makes awful noises.
I've formatted HDDs & replaced OS before- but never with 2 HDDs. What's the easiest way of doing it guys?
The HDD I'm installing is a second hand Western Digital Protege 20Gig.


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Old 12-16-2005, 07:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Lets see, So you will have dual 20 Gig Hdds?
Reformat both clean.
Set one as slave one as master. (Set jumpers)
Put the OS on the Master.


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Old 12-17-2005, 12:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Unless you want to save your data on the other hard drive that is.
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