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Old 03-23-2008, 10:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default I want to give my old PC to my parents..

My parents PC is about 8 years old and rather crap. it struggles as soon as you open a second IE window.
My old PC is only a couple of years old pretty decent for the type of PC users that they are (emails, cliff richard forums etc).

My parents want to keep all their data which is stored on a single 80GB HDD.
The OS for my old PC and data is too kept on a single 80GB HDD, there is room for a second HD.

Will i have any problems plugging in their hard drive into my old PC? So they can keep all their data on the two drives, booting up the OS from the drive thats already in my old PC.

Also my old PC has been off and unplugged for a few months now, will anything be affected by that?


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Old 03-23-2008, 11:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: I want to give my old PC to my parents..

There shouldn't be a problem putting the 80GB in your PC.

If your PC has been untouched for a few months, nothing should affect it, unless it was stored in a humid environment or something like that.


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