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Windows 7: Installing a hard drive from one dell win7 to another with win10

13 Apr 2016   #1
hollyrock2

win 7 64 bit home premium inspirion 580
 
 
Installing a hard drive from one dell win7 to another with win10

I have a Dell inspiron 580 i3 64 bit and may order a Del xps 8900, both are desktops. I would like to know if I can take the hard drive out of the 580 and put it in the xps then use it as a D drive and still get win7 from that drive? Would then like to switch to win10 when needed? Probably a stupid question but asking anyway. Hey, thanks for any help you can offer. Hollyrock2


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14 Apr 2016   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Hi and welcome.

If Windows 7 came preinstalled on the Inspiron 580 (an OEM version), then it is tied to that PC and can not be moved to another and used.
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