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Pootle

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I have searched for an answer to my problem but I don't know how to word what I am looking for.

As you can see the specification of my current PC and it's small HDD (in my profile?), I just want to know how or if I can use the 40 GB HDD off of a PC that already has Windows XP Professional installed on it but I couldn't use due to installing a video card driver onto it...Basically when I use the 40GB HDD I only get a black screen and I know everything else is OK because I can hear Windows XP starting up music.

I have installed all the Updates I needed on my PC and it's filled the little HDD so I want to add the (non formatted??) 40GB HDD if possible.

I hope that made sense because it has done my head in trying to find an answer through Google!

Edited by Pootle, 17 August 2008 - 03:06 PM.

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Hi Pootle,

Try taking out the old 6GB HDD and then installing a new copy of windows on the 40 GB HDD. You can't install windows across two Hard Drives. If it doesn't work (possibly the motherboard can't handle such a big HDD) You can still put back the small HD and it will still work.

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