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PostSubject: Move Windows XP Hard Drive   Move Windows XP Hard Drive Icon_minitimeMon Aug 25, 2008 11:20 pm

Move Windows XP Hard Drive or Change Motherboard Without Getting Blue Screen of Death (or) The way of Clone Hard Drives are setup with any motherboard
There are two ways to do it.

a) Before moving the hard drive

1. Go to Control Panel and open System
2. Click Hardware tab and click Device Manager button.
3. Expand IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers by clicking the + sign.
4. Right click on the FIRST controller on the list and select Update Driver

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5. Select No, not this time when asked “Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for software?” and click Next.
6. Select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) and click Next.
7. Select Don’t search. I will choose the driver to install and click Next.
8. Select Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller and click Next.

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b) After moving the hard drive

1. Download latest UBCD4Win and install.

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2. Launch UBCD4Win from Desktop or Start Menu.
3. Insert original Windows XP CD to CD/DVD ROM and select the source. To confirm that the source is correct, click on Source from the menu bar and select Check.
4. If your computer can burn CDs, select Burn to CD/DVD and click Build button. If can’t, select Create ISO image and once it has complete creating the ISO image, copy it to a computer that can burn CDs and burn it.
5. Boot up the computer with UBCD4Win. You need to go BIOS to change the boot sequence if your computer can’t boot up the computer with CD.
6. Select Launch “The Ultimate Boot CD for Windows” from the UBCD4Win menu and wait for it to load. You can select No when asked to start network support.
7. Click Start > Programs > Registry Tools > Fix_hdc > Fix hard disk controller

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8. Hit the M key on your keyboard to select Update MassStorage drivers.

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9. When it’s finished, press any key to continue and restart the computer.

Good luck and hope that you are able to move Windows XP hard drive to another computer with either of the methods above. cheers
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