Swapping Op. System HDDs.

  bluto1 21:03 23 Dec 2008

My mate has 2 PCs, one about 8 years old and the other just over 3 weeks old.
Each PC has 2 HDDs. Newest PC has Win Vista Premium, old PC is XP Home.
His query is, can he swap the 'C' drives and end up with XP on his new PC? He is not worried about his old PC. (I am, but don't tell him. It's better than mine)I do not know where to start thinking on this.

  MAJ 21:28 23 Dec 2008

Short answer is NO.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:30 23 Dec 2008


All the drivers will be wrong for the motherboard and for whatever other equipment is fitted.
He'll be lucky if it booted.

  bluto1 22:02 23 Dec 2008

Thanks guys, I'll be happy to tell him.

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