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I am working on one of my friends computers and i was wondering if i Disconnect my HDD and Plug his in IF i can install the OS Using my PC. I am asking this because along time ago i read it will mess up your bois and when you put your HDD back in it wont read the OS.


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Absolutely, Just don't install any drivers. Or update.
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Ya, BIOS and software are independant.............unless RAID is involved. It should be fine. Dont update unless he has the same computer as you.
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Ok thanks I am going to try it I think i am installing the OS as me
 
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Ok thanks I am going to try it I think i am installing the OS as me
The only issue with the bios is not having the boot device properly set, other than that you will have zero issues.
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I did it and it and when i put the HDD back in his PC it will load windows but never makes it to the log in screen then it just shuts off and i go to repair it and it gives me code 5 error
 
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that is due to the fact that your computer has a different processor than his, the setup will only work on your computer
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