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Windows 7: XP > Windows 7 hard drive issue.

05 Nov 2009   #1

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XP > Windows 7 hard drive issue.

Hi, i have a small problem.

i have xp at the moment and upgrading to w7 64bit. but i don't have access to an external hard drive so i can store my data with windows easy transfer

i also have 2 hard drives with one completely empty and one with all my data.

is it possible to just unplug the one with all my data and install windows 7 normally on my empy one and then just replug it in? since i don't have an external would this be a good alternative or possible _at_ all?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

You can do that.

After plugging data drive back in and in Windows, use disk management to assign it a drive letter.
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