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How to get a new HDD set up?

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if i have alot of programs on ( this hard disk ) and i want to by new motherbored cpu etc how can i get the other motherbored to reconginse the hard disk with out me formating ?
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windows repair
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post #3 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Damage82 View Post
windows repair
is that using dos ? if so/not how can it be done
moe pc
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd 3500+ (939) RS482-M x850 xt 1 gig ddr 400 
Hard DrivePower
40 gig maxtor 400 watts 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd 3500+ (939) RS482-M x850 xt 1 gig ddr 400 
Hard DrivePower
40 gig maxtor 400 watts 
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post #4 of 7
bootup with your windows CD, it give you the repair option. this does not work 100% of the time, but very close. always backup important files.
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AMD Phenom II X4 840T MSI K9A2 CF-F ATI HD4870X2  4gb OCZ SLI(2X2gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Maxtor 250gb + 500gb SATA LG Blu-Ray/HD-DVD SATA Win7 64bit 19" wide Samsung 
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CoolMaster 650W Logitech Laser cordless 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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is that using dos ? if so/not how can it be done
Boot with XP Install disc
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post #6 of 7
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and it will keep and the programs drivers etc ?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd 3500+ (939) RS482-M x850 xt 1 gig ddr 400 
Hard DrivePower
40 gig maxtor 400 watts 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd 3500+ (939) RS482-M x850 xt 1 gig ddr 400 
Hard DrivePower
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in theory
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CoolMaster 650W Logitech Laser cordless 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 840T MSI K9A2 CF-F ATI HD4870X2  4gb OCZ SLI(2X2gb) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Maxtor 250gb + 500gb SATA LG Blu-Ray/HD-DVD SATA Win7 64bit 19" wide Samsung 
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