Re-installing second hard drive
First a short history. 6 months ago I built my first computer. Everything was fine until I came home 1 day to find the computer would not boot up. After talking to a few people I found out it was the motherboard.
I purchsed a new motherboard but it was not the same make and model. As I switched the motherboards I left everything else untouched(i.e. HD, RAM, Sound card, etc.) When I booted the computer after installing new board. Everything seemed to be working fine until....
I tried to install a video game and I get the install shield error. I next try installing other software/games and always some type of install error came up.I spent a week researching how to fix this problem. I tried everything I was told to do. NOTHING worked. I could not even format my hard drive because It wouldn't run my win xp cd.
I finally just went and bought a new hard drive. Everything works great now. My question is this. I want to put the old hard drive in the computer along with the new one. I'm afraid that if I do this whatever was causing the install issues will corrupt the new hard drive.I have never ran 2 hard drives and really have no idea how to even hook 2 hard drives up.
Do I piggy back the hard drives or is there another way to do it? Also will the bad data/files on the old hard drive some how "seep" into the new one? Any input would be greatly appreciated.