How do I....

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by renakuajo, Jun 27, 2002.

  1. renakuajo

    renakuajo Guest

    ok. tomorrow i will be intalling xp to a new 40g hd.

    My question is what do i have to do w/ my current hd. I;m gonna use the old drive for pictures, music, etc. the thing is that it has xp already install it on it, so what i need to do? Format old drive so everything will be erased before i intall the new hd or do i need to install the new hd alone, install xp then plugthe old drive w/xp and let the fresh xp install handle it?
     
  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Here's what I'd do.

    1) pull the old drive out, throw the new one in and do the install there.
    2) throw the old drive in as a non-boot drive and just copy all the files you want to the new drive.
    3) format the old drive
    4) copy back what ever you want to the old drive
     
  3. renakuajo

    renakuajo Guest

    thankz, dream!!! i just forgot that thing.....maybe is the weed!!!!! :D
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    no prob

    will you share?
     
  5. renakuajo

    renakuajo Guest

    YEP!!! why not???? :p