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nonosma

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Just in stalled a new seondary hard drive, after I installed it I decided it would probably be better to just use the new one as the master drive.
I don't know how to readjust this though. Do I transfer all files to the new drive then reinstall it as master? Or do I remove all from the new one reinstall it then start from scratch?
Also, I was wondering how the secondary drive works. If I save info will it go to the secondary drive for storage or will it go to the regular main drive automatically?
Sorry, I just learned to do the manual work myself, but the technical com stuff throws me.
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i did this myself on my old comp all you need to do is install your system on the new hd to use it as the main one and than transfer all your old stuff to the new one after. Sounds logical to me but than you would have to reformat the old one so it didnt have an os on it as well.
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I don't quuite understand what you mean. I know how to change the slave to master thing. Then would I transfer all files to master drive? Then how would I reformat the slave drie?
Oh, and would I have to reinstall windows? Or would transferring it over take care of the problem?
Thanks for your help! :tazz:
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you would most likely have to reformat you cant just transfer stuff over and have it work like a os lol
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So then, how do you reformat the old drive? I can do all the manual stuff like I siad. Putting it together was easy, but all the techie stuff is baffling me.
Apologzies for my horrible typing. Brain moves faster than my hands do lol!
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