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Old 07-14-2005, 10:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Reformat Necessary?

Please tell me that you formatted your HDD after you popped in your new mobo lol
I just read this in a post and as I am building a new comp I was interested. I am using a Seagate 120GB hard drive that is in my current system now. Is it necessary to re-format when putting a Hard Drive in a different or new computer?

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Old 07-14-2005, 10:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You shouldn't have to. I've switched out several HDs with my computers...

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Old 07-14-2005, 10:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If your going from Intel to an AMD machine you might need to. But when ever i take one HDD from a old system and put it into a new what i do is uninstall the old motherboard drivers/video card drivers first then remove it then pop it into the new machine and install all drivers. But i sometimes end up to corrupt installs and other things slowly go corrupt and end up doing a reformat lol
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Yes, your going to have to reload. Search for the answer, I am not explaining this yet again.
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