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moving xp ide hard drive to a new different motherboard

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When you move a a xp ide hard drive from one motherboard to a different new motherboard you will get a bsod.This is caused by the harddrive controller/driver.My ecm rs482-m has both sata/pata ports.

I want to move the pata hard drive to a sata board but don't want to re-install the OS and programs.

i wonder if it is possible to install a pci ide card into the new different motherboard and plug the xp ide hard drive into the pci ide card and if this will solve the bsod problem.

Has anyone done this? Especially people who change motherboards a lot but don't want to re-install the OS.
Edited by esecallum - 1/11/15 at 11:50pm
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I have done it a few times and it works, but you must follow a few steps. Bare in mind though that the install on the new setup isn't optimal as Win configures itself during the install process for the motherboard it's installed onto. If you want to do it, this is how:
*open "Device Manager"
*uninstall each and every driver by hand: right click and uninstall !!!However!!! Uninstall the mouse the very last!
*after you uninstall the mouse, just cut the power. No restart/Shutdown, just cut the power.
*uninstall the HDD, change the PC, start on the new one. It will detect the new motherboard and will want to install all the drivers, which either it has, or you can install afterwards

Let us know how it goes
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Some backup software will allow you to do it by taking a full system backup, you would look for a program that allows restoring to differential hardware, Backup, use the restore to differential hardware and it'll change out the drivers for you, There's a version of EaseUS ToDo Backup that does it and a few more. Can save a lot of headaches trying to do this going that route.
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Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post

I have done it a few times and it works, but you must follow a few steps. Bare in mind though that the install on the new setup isn't optimal as Win configures itself during the install process for the motherboard it's installed onto. If you want to do it, this is how:
*open "Device Manager"
*uninstall each and every driver by hand: right click and uninstall !!!However!!! Uninstall the mouse the very last!
*after you uninstall the mouse, just cut the power. No restart/Shutdown, just cut the power.
*uninstall the HDD, change the PC, start on the new one. It will detect the new motherboard and will want to install all the drivers, which either it has, or you can install afterwards

Let us know how it goes

I am aware of both methods mentioned here but what i was thinking was to let use the pci method which would be plugged into a pci slot and and the hard drive plugged into that as the boot drive.
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t worst you could do a "repair" with the Win XP CD if it doesn't boot. The question is: does the motherboard support BOOT through a PCI connected PATA HDD? If yes, it should work as said above with (if needed) a repair.
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