i bought a new mb/cpu/ram...

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  1. legendr34

    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    is there anyway of just plugging this new system in with my old hard drive that is loaded with xp and make it work w/o formatting and reinstalling xp??

    i did this once and all i got was a blue screen when windows booted up.

    thanks in advance
     
  2. DAN513

    DAN513 OT Supporter

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    there's a way, but you're far better off backing up, wiping and then reinstalling.
    If you're adventurous, you can boot your computer now into safe mode, go into device manager and delete all the devices in there, turn the computer off, move everything over and let it redetect the stuff.
     

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