Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4300S Convertible Mini-Tower - CDRW - 17" Monitor (DELLDIM4300S) PC Desktop ?

Dell dimension 4300s want to move hard drive to a new machine

\015 Want to move hard drive out of dell 4300s into a non dell machine with new motherboard, cpu, ram. it has xp pro o/s can i move it?\015

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You can move it but you have to remember that its going to have different hardware then your dell 4300 so it might require you to install drivers for the hardware that windows XP pro can't recognize. Keep that in mind so as long as you know where to go to get drivers for the hardware in that other machine, it won't be a problem.


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