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Can I put my dell 2200 hard drive into my compaq nx6120?

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Got an old dell latitude cpi D300XT laptop I want to get the photos and files off it. The problem is that it won't stay on for long..the power lights lights up for a few secs then goes off!
\015\012Can anyone advise on the best course of action please?
\015\012I have thought about taking the hard drive out and putting it it my acer laptop, but i don't know if this would work and also I wouldn't know how to go about it,
\015\012Grateful for any advice,x
If your trying to use the operating system from Dell 2200 in your Compaq... your going to have driver issues and Windows liscense issues... it may not let you boot into the operating system seeing that how Microsoft builds the copy protection by building in the hardware where Windows was first activated into the encrption for the copy protection. That being said... If you want to erase the drive and install it as a new drive into the compaq and then put a Operating System on it from there... you can do that.
\015\012The Bottom line is yes you can use your Dell Hard Drive in your Compaq as long as you Erase it and Reinstall a Operating System on it once you get it in the Compaq.
\015\012Hope this Helps!
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