can i swop hardrives

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i have a 120gb hard drive on my acer asire,,,,i loaded the xp etc
using my acer restore disks....will it now work on another laptop....i
mean can i load all my stuff on this and then use it on different
laptops,,,,the acer disks say only for acer laptops....thanks

Re: can i swop hardrives

On 11 Feb 2007 13:01:29 -0800, wrote:

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 Most likely it won't work. There are many drivers that are specific
to a particular laptop, and it's likely that there will be enough
differences so that the drive won't work. Now, you can replace a
laptop drive.... but that involves copying over the old drives
information to the new drive.
Charlie Hoffpauir

Re: can i swop hardrives

The drive hardware will work (for example if you reformatted it, or if
you used it only as a second non-boot drive), but the copy of the
operating system recorded on the drive is specific to the Acer and would
not be expected to work on any other computer. wrote:
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