here is what happened i am trying to build a new computer but still use the hard drive from my old computer i would really like to not have to lose all of my information you are probably thinking i hould just make back up disk from my old computer and then load it to my new computer this is not possible b/c my old computer has a burnt out cpu i guess i will just give u my specs for the new and old computer old: hp a420n xp3000+ could not find the mobo specs but it is a oem made buy hp based on a via chipset 120g maxtor sata hard drive(this was a after market part) New: 939 amd 64 3500+ asus an8 sli deluxe 512 mb duel channel pc3700 single 6600 gt 120g maxtor sata hard drive(used from old comp.) what will i have to do to get my new computer to boot in to windows?(keeping in mind that i would not like to buy windows or lose all of my old stuff?) one exta question: is windows 64 beta version still free? and if so where could i get it?