Hard drive trouble

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Huckebein - Aug 3, 2010 at 07:56 PM
xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Aug 4, 2010 at 03:17 PM
I have an old gateway computer and a newer broken computer the hard drive in the broken one was still good so I took out the one out of the gateway and put the new one in now all it does is keep restarting, wondering what I should do?
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Aug 4, 2010 at 12:27 PM
Hi there,

Move the jumper on the old hard drive which is from broken pc to slave or cs then connect to system and start normally ,remove your data from it and format after .

Thanks
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,826
Aug 4, 2010 at 03:17 PM
Most likely you will need to re-install Windows. Windows customizes itself to the motherboard hardware when installed. When hard drives are transferred between computers they often will not be able to start Windows.

Good Luck
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