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put old hard drive into new computer, it wont boot up


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hardwayornoway

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hi, my old computer died on me last week, i took the hard drive out and have been attempting to put it into this computer, it nearly boots up and i get a glimpse of the blue screen but then it returns to a black screen asking me how i want to start windows ( the one that appears if the computer had previously suddenly turned off)

does anyone know whats going on?
or have i lost all my work?

thankyou

the hard way or no way
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Neil Jones

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http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html

Under XP you cannot change the board and expect it to work. It will need repairing.
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