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Hard drive upgrade.


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Im about to upgrade from a 20 maxtor to a 40 western digital and i was wondering how hard is it going to be. Plus is there any way to tranfer windows to the new one or is it going to be a hassle?? My last question is if i can make my old hard drive as a slave drive so i can have two??
Thanks in advance!
yes of course old drive can be a slave drive, as far as the transfer goes, usually when u buy a new hard drive it sometimes comes with tools to transfer data from the old drive to the new.



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thanks iceman for the quick response ! I was just about to start the installation !!:)

I've got this "Data lifeguard tools" disk,do u think that's what it is??


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The installation went smoth but i ran into a problem, my case is too small for two hard drives. Dam it!
That sounds good Ace123 !
nope just set the jumpers in the back of the drive to slave, but reformat it, no use having Windows XP on both hard drives. Bios should reg it auto



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I formated the old drive,pluged everything back in(The old one as the slave) and everything is working great !:)
Thanks a lot iceman !

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