xp install to different hard drive

  Hucky 17:51 25 Mar 2007
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hi... i am running 2 hard drives on my pc and am thinking of re installing xp...is it possible to do a xp install to different hard drive...the drag and drop my files from one hd to another...ta

  D@z© 18:27 25 Mar 2007

Would it not be easier to copy all your important files and folders and anything else you want to keep to your second hard drive, then format the hard drive the O/S is on should you want to. Thats what I do.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:54 25 Mar 2007

Yes you could install to D: for instance,
but you couldn't then format the C: drive to wipe it totally clean as some vital boot files will be in the root of C; drive.

Why do you want to reinstall do you have problems with your current XP instalation?

  Hucky 00:00 26 Mar 2007

yes i have a few problems with my xp and cannot g#do a repair with the disc i have , so i thought i would re install it...jus wondering if i will have to reeinstall my b band software or will it be picked up automatically once xp is done

  Hucky 15:07 26 Mar 2007

i dont want to loose my internet connection as i am using a router to my brothers pc also

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