Can I copy XP Home onto a new Hard Drive

  neil_raj 11:15 03 Oct 2004
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Hello guys...

My laptop needs a new Hard Drive, aswell as copying the contents onto the new HD can I also copy the Operating System. I don't have the original OS Disk.... Thanks... NR.

  Forum Editor 11:19 03 Oct 2004

with the Windows XP OEM software installed you may certainly make a copy for your new drive.

If your computer had a retail version of XP installed you'll need the installation CD - you can't just copy the Windows folder to the new drive because it won't work.

  neil_raj 11:21 03 Oct 2004

I didn't know that...... Thanks.... NR.

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