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Can I move HDD to other desktop?

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#1 rpistor


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Posted 02 January 2010 - 07:58 PM

I need some help! I will be moving from the new world back to the old world (Europe) where people use different voltage computers. As such I want to use that opportunity to purchase a new desktop once I get there. I am somewhat partial to DELL, and currently use a DELL Dimension 9200 desktop. I will probably look for a similar maybe higher power system once I have moved.

Can I simply take the HDD out of my current system, and reinstall it in my new system? Will everything work as before, same operating system and data? If that simple procedure was possible, I would simply take the HDD with me, purchase another DELL desktop, and insert my "old" HDD into the new desktop.

Is that possible, or am I dreaming?
Thanks for your help and input/suggestions!


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#2 hamluis



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Posted 02 January 2010 - 09:09 PM

Afraid it's not that simple :thumbsup:.

Changing a Motherboard or Moving Hard Drive - http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/moving_xp.html


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