New Hard Drive ? just swop it over?

  Baskerville 13:33 29 Sep 07
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Hi All,

My hard drive has just gone bang, is it just a case of taking the old one out and replacing with another one, will the computer prompt me to load XP on it, my old drive was ME so it was well dated, I now fancy putting XP on the new one,

Thanks,

Baskerville.

  Baskerville 16:33 29 Sep 07

Thanks for that, I think it's an IDE as I have seen that on the start up screen many times is there any way to check exactly?

Baskerville.

  Marko797 16:48 29 Sep 07

Sata has a narrow red (mine is) lead, but IDE is the wide grey ribbon type.

  Baskerville 17:29 29 Sep 07

Many thanks for that,

Baskerville.

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