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Old 09-07-2004, 04:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,
I have two computers, one has xp home o/s and the other has xp pro o/s. What I want to do is just have one computer, the one with the xp home on it. My question is , can I take the hard drive that has xp pro on it and just install it in the other computer and somehow create a dual boot situation? The two drives are SATA, ...........................Thanks anyone for some input, Dan
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Old 09-07-2004, 05:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It sounds possible as long as you have another slot available to do this...what are the sizes of the hard drives?
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Hey, thanks for responding.
Both hard drives are WD 120 gig SATA
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Also what I ment was to install the second hard drive, the one with the xp pro on it just the way it is with out formatting and with the O/S and all of my files and programs still on it.
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Well my best guess is that I don't see anything wrong with that...create a system restore point just in case though. That's just my take on it...I wouldn't see much errors unless both hard drives are of different OS'es (one in Win 3.1 and one is Win 98)
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