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Turns out that this isn't a sata 2.5 hdd. Its the prongs one. Can this still work if so how?
It should work just fine. You will need an adapter to convert it into a normal desktop IDE connector.

Booting XP might be an issue due to the drivers and whatnot. I know with Windows 7, I was able to boot an installation which was done on my sig rig on my AMD family computer. I was very shocked to say the least.

If it blue screens upon startup, you will either have to do some tweaking or reinstall the OS.
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I used a 2.5" SATA II drive that was in my laptop in my PC as a boot drive when I first got it and I never had a single problem at all.
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