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Windows 7: Swapping hdd question

10 Dec 2015   #11
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Same answer applies. Either it`ll boot or it won`t. You`ll just get a blue screen if it won`t boot.


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11 Dec 2015   #12
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PBzeer View Post
My mistake, poorly worded. It's not the physical drive I was concerned with, it's the OS on the drive still functioning after attempting the swap, if I put it back in the machine I took it out of.

Hopefully, that's a clearer question.
It's highly unlikely that you will damage the OS but, since there are never any guarantees, it would be wise to make an image of the drive before swapping it out, just in case things go pear shaped.
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11 Dec 2015   #13
PBzeer

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit and 64 bit
 
 

Thanks, that's what I wanted to know.
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