copying a laptops hardive

  >steve< 16:32 04 Feb 2006
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is it possible to copy my laptops hard disk(brand new) using paragon drive copy, and use it on my desktop to save doing a fresh install of xp.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:40 04 Feb 2006

Yes you can opy the drive but it will not work on your desktop.

1. its illegal to copy windows to run on a different machine

2. the drivers in windows will be for the moterboard g, graphics meem etc. in you laptop those on the PC will be different. The desktop may not even boot up properly with th ewrong drivers installed.

  >steve< 16:59 04 Feb 2006

thanks mate i should have said in "theory only"

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