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A question on an external drive.

by Paul C / January 22, 2008 9:03 PM PST

Could I put the SYSTEM (C:) drive from my old Windows XP PC in an external enclosure and transfer files from it to the C: drive on my new Windows Vista machine?

TIA, Paul

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by Kees Bakker / January 22, 2008 9:14 PM PST

But only data, not programs. Those need to be installed the regular way. And you might have to 'take ownership' before you're able to access the data in the old XP accounts.


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Thanks, Kees! Now, how do I take ownership?
by Paul C / January 23, 2008 6:45 AM PST
In reply to: Yes.

A link will suffice....

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by Paul C / January 23, 2008 6:47 AM PST

Know someone who needs 2 40 gig EIDE hard drives and an 80 gig one once I finish this and get them formatted?

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A link...
by John.Wilkinson / January 23, 2008 7:08 AM PST
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