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Are Gateway and HP laptops IDE hard drives interchangable?


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It depends on the model as some use IDE and others use SATA.

If both interfaces are the same hen YES they are interchangeable.

This will not allow you to boot from them drives though as windows will instantly realise it is in the wrong hardware environments and fail to boot on either machine.

You would have to format and re-install the operating system on each machine
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