Windows 10: I have taken out a hard drive from my old pc on the hard drive is windows 7 so if i plug it...

Discus and support I have taken out a hard drive from my old pc on the hard drive is windows 7 so if i plug it... in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; If I plug an old hard drive from an old pc into my new windows 10 computer will it change to windows 7? As that is what is currently on the hard drive... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by joshparr, Nov 25, 2018.

  1. joshparr Win User

    I have taken out a hard drive from my old pc on the hard drive is windows 7 so if i plug it...


    If I plug an old hard drive from an old pc into my new windows 10 computer will it change to windows 7? As that is what is currently on the hard drive

    :)
     
    joshparr, Nov 25, 2018
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  2. Swapping hard drives

    Hey guys I have a PC that's running on Windows XP on hard drive 1. I have my other PC's system (running on Windows 7) cloned on hard drive 2. Can I just plug in the Windows 7 hard drive, boot from there, and back up the data on the XP hard drive? I'll have a new key for the cloned drive (since it's going into a different computer) and probably reformat the XP hard drive after I back everything up, but that'd be ok.

    Just want to know if I can do this instead of backing up the XP drive on a portable HDD first, and then put in the windows 7 drive and run off of that.
     
    ebolamonkey3, Nov 25, 2018
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  3. Overclock your hard drive!!!

    Heres a much easier hack that I realized quite a few years ago that really does work!

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Hard drive with molex power connection.
    • PSU with more than 1 strand that has molex plugs on it.
    • Wire strippers, soldering iron if you're fancy, electrical tape if you're not.
    STEPS:
    • Take the strand of connectors from your PSU, and decide which one will be the donator for this overclocking adventure.
    • Cut the yellow and orange cables, then twist them together.
    • Find the power connector you've chosen as the overclocking connector, and release the orange cable from the connector. Now use your preferred method to bind them together, then place it back together.
    • Plug in a drive and feel the speed!
    Congratulations! You've just overclocked your hard drive!
     
    Sir B. Fannybottom, Nov 25, 2018
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  4. Mathragh Win User

    I have taken out a hard drive from my old pc on the hard drive is windows 7 so if i plug it...

    Overclock your hard drive!!!

    Wut =D

    what is that supposed to accomplish?
     
    Mathragh, Nov 25, 2018
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