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2nd HardDrive and ReFormatting Question

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by dreadpyrat, Mar 4, 2007.

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  1. dreadpyrat

    dreadpyrat Thread Starter

    Jun 20, 2005
    Hi all, I've decided to go back to XP after installing Vista on my home PC. All my personal files are on a second harddrive; nothing at all of importance (other than installed software) is on my primary drive.

    My question is, can I just remove the 2nd drive from the drive bay when I reformat my machine and reinstall XP? Then would I have any trouble just plugging it back in after XP is reinstalled?

    Am I crazy or would this work? I'm not looking forward to backing up 200 gigs of files to blank 4.7 gig DVDs. ;)
  2. bonk

    bonk Banned

    Sep 8, 2005
    Yes that should be OK
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