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Brad Houser
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      Dec 16th, 05, 8:40 PM
On 15 Dec 2005 10:40:44 -0800, (E-Mail Removed) wrote:

> I built a new pc and I'm running MS windows xp pro.
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> I have an old pc running MS windows xp home edition. Can I take a
> drive out of that old pc and plug it into the new pc?


As a secondary drive (e.g. D, Yes. Don't try to reboot from it. Assuming
you don't care about the OS itself, you can still use the drive, however,
applications installed on it will need to be reinstalled to work with XP
Pro. You can install them on top of the old locations on D:

> Would the
> different windows versions cause a problem?


No. XP Pro reads and writes NTFS and FAT32, so it won't matter.

Brad
 
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