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Windows 7: Using a HD on two different laptops

27 May 2012   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Zepher: Yes, I'll definitely give it a try (just solved a validation issue I had with this new laptop, so I'm pretty confident that if I do need to validate again, I could do it easily)
But I'm pretty sure I remember doing something like that with my sister's HD (an OEM license) and there was no need to re-install drivers when I returned it to her laptop, nor did she have to activate again.

But before I run this test, I pose my question once more, since we've de-railed ever so slightly into the realm of license issues.

Original question was: What would be the best way to go about moving the HD on two different machines?

I get the feeling that unscrewing and plugging it into each one isn't the best method, but I don't know any other way save for a USB cord, and that didn't seem to work.

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