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Its not that simple. As far as I know the windows software is linked to the computer the disk comes from so it won't boot up if put in a different PC. There are other ways of doing this but not for the non-techie. Do you want windows 10 or would you be happy with windows 7 on the 2GTb disk ?
Posted on Jan 08, 2019
Testimonial: "Thanks for your help Tony. I'd like to keep the Windows 10 as this drive has my stuff on it, But I guess I will have to format this drive? Would I be able to use this an external drive?"
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You need to first narrow down the problem to either your PC or the external hard drive. Do you have access to any other PCs you could try connecting your hard drive to? (think friends, family, public PCs, etc)
If the hard drive works on other PCs, we know it isn't a problem with the hard drive.
If it turns out that the hard drive is fine and the PC is the problem, I would suggest going in to Device Manager and uninstalling everything USB related. Once you have done this, either reboot your PC or right-click inside device manager and "scan for new hardware". All of your USB related devices should reload their drivers automatically. You may want to try this both with and without the usb drive connected.
Another tip would be to try various USB ports.
Posted on Mar 19, 2009
hit F1 when you bootup dont let windows come on . Go in you Biso to set you new hard drive.dont forget to F10 to save changes...Good Luck
Posted on Aug 16, 2009
i have formatted the hard drive and put in all three recovery discs and it still won't load windows xp home edition.. i thought that was what the recovery discs were for.. maybe the hard drive is bad i don't know but if someone is having the same problem i could sure use some help here..
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
Windows 7 probably don't recognize it. keep an eye out for it at the manufactor website, for a driver. Windows 7 is turning out to be like windows vista
Posted on Nov 21, 2009
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