I pulled the old drive, put in the new, installed the OS, CD of drivers (from Dell Supplemental) and then added the old drive on some USB case (you can try an internal connection) and copied the files over where need be.
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Hi I'm Jason and i need help !
I just bought and install second new sata hard drive in my dell dimension 9200 and i would like to transfer all my data to that drive and old primary would like to re-install using dell restore option.
Can i do that,is computer gonna recognize this hard with data on or i'm gonna have to format this again when adding to system?
Please help I'm afraid to lose all my data !