Can you put a hard drive that is running Windows XP into a computer that was running Windows Me?
As long as they use the same data connector, yes. However, you will likely not be able to use the hard drive, as Windows XP will not usually work when transferred to another computer, and Windows Me cannot read the NTFS file system. Reinstalling Windows XP or formatting the hard drive in Windows Me will resolve these respective issues.
The hard drive stores the Operating System. Like for example : Windows XP or Windows Vista or even Windows 7 without the hard drive your computer will not turn on.
format your hard drive
If you have music on the computer, it is already on the hard drive, everything that is on your windows operation system is on the hard drive.
If you are trying to install Windows XP on a computer with a CD / DVD drive but you do not have a Windows CD, you can make a "ghost" copy of your hard drive. This "ghost" can be used to copy Windows back to a hard drive bit by bit. You should have a fresh / working copy of Windows running first to make a ghost. If you have a CD but no disc… Read More
No. In sleep the RAM and network cards keep running, but nit the hard-drive. In hibernate everything powers down, after data on RAM is stored on the hard-drive. Either way, the hard drive turns off.
There is no such thing as a "Mac" or a "Windows" hard drive. From a technological standpoint the hard drives found in Macintosh computers and those found in computer running Windows are identical. Any hard drive with the corresponding interface (SATA, IDE in older Macs, and most SCSI drives in really old Macs) can be used in either computer. The partition table and file system used by each operating system is generally not readable by… Read More
You can certainly move Windows to an external hard drive but Windows will not boot directly from an external drive. If you are running Windows in Parallels (See links below) you can have Parallels installed on the Mac's drive and then have your Windows virtual machine on the external drive.
The type of hard drive depends on the computer, not the operating system.
When you buy a new Windows XP computer, in what unit is the size of a typical hard drive measured?
A Hard Disk Drive (HDD for short) stores your files. In most computers running Windows, your primary hard drive is represented by your C: drive.
In our old computer I put a SEAGATE 500 gig External Hard Drive. The computer was windows XP Is it a working chance to use the external hard drive From The system i first installed it.
You DO NOT have to wipe your hard drive or "downgrade" to run windows XP on a vista computer. Download and install Microsoft Virtual PC. its free and will allow you to run another operating system in a window of the current one you are running. You can have both!
No a second hard drive is only optional if you want more storage space then you can buy one and set it as the slave hard drive The Master hard drive is what has the OS on it if you have no clue what a OS is I will tell you. The OS is the Operating System the computer is running for ex. Windows 7, Mac OS X, Linux and many others.
Yes, you can remove a hard drive from an older computer, place it in a new computer, and format it. Simply formatting it will leave it with no operating system, and thus useless in the Windows 98 computer. Installing Windows 98 to the drive from in your new computer may be difficult if your computer exceeds 512 MB of RAM, or if you use a SATA CD/DVD drive. Installing Windows XP to the drive might… Read More
That's a bit of a trick question. There really is no such thing as an "XP Hard drive" or "Win98 Computer". If you're asking if you can install a drive that already contains an installation of XP in a computer that's currently running Windows 98 then, sure. As long as you have a valid license for XP and the computer you're installing it on has the minimum requirements (find those on the MS site), you'll… Read More
When you need to reformat windows xp but your computer did not come with one How do you do this with out any sort of recovery disc?
u simply cant reformat your hard drive while running windows on that drive, what i mean is u cant reformat the hard drive if it is that verry drive that u are running at the momnet insted u need a copy of windows, put the disc in the CD drive and restart your computer. press f2 i think when it boot's to access the boot menu, boot from CD. u can delete the current partition… Read More
How do you get data off hard drive onto new computer with the former computer being Windows 98 and the New is Windows 7?
you can connect both computer through networking.. you can use pen drive..
It would depend on what kind of memory you are talking about. If you are talking about Hard Drive Space: On a Windows XP Machine ** Open up My Computer Right click the drive in question Click Properties You will be presented with a graphical representation of how much space is remaining On a Windows Vista Machine ** Open up Computer Look for the drive in question There should be a little bar below the… Read More
Hard drives for windows and OSX vary in size and model, check or ask about your computer brand. You can also check in My Computer (for Windows) or Macintosh Disk (for Mac OSX).
If you format a hard drive that contains Windows, it will be removed. Formatting a drive gets rid of all of the information on it. However, you can right-click your C:/ drive and click format, but it will not allow you if your current OS is running on that drive.
I use a Windows 7 HDD drive in my home computer. It is fast, and reliable.
In Windows Disk Cleanup can help you delete temporary files on our hard drive to clean up space and improve performance. Doing a defrag of you hard drive and running a spyware remover can help as well.
the hard drive is the main drive because it has all your windows information in it.
Usually Windows is installed on the C:/ drive of your compuer. Press WINLOGO+E to see your hard drives
Yes, just format your Hard Drive and install a fresh copy of Windows.
The hard drive has the windows files on it which in turn helps the CPU indentify the windows version.
CD/DVD disk - moving the drive when CD is running. Or being dropped. HDD (hard drive disk) - Dropping it on the floor. Shaking the hard drive while running. Piece of material in loose in the hard drive and scratching the disk.
If the computer has a windows operating system and the hard disk has more than one partition, My Computer or Windows Explorer will show each partition as a local drive. For instance, if you have two partitions, My Computer or Windows Explorer will show partition #1 as Local drive c:\, and partition #2 as local drive d:\, and will bump the CD or DVD drive to the next available letter, in this case e:\, and… Read More
Windows XP does not "have" a hard drive. The hard drive is a part of the computer, not Windows XP. Windows XP supports only IDE drives natively, although OEMs can also include drivers to support SATA drives.
Go to system settings when the computer starts to boot up, and then it will show you what drive is your hard drive. The hard drive is what the computer normally boots in unless changed and the letter is normally C:/
Defragment the hard drive.
On the Hard Drive and RAM (if the program is running).
Yes you can. You can use is as a slave drive. There's nothing to worry if you have windows 98 installed on the HD.
my computer--->manage->computer management ---->select drive drive and right click delete partition
Can you turn an external hard drive into a flash drive what i want to do is install windows 7 on my 1tb external and plug it into any computer that i am around and run my windows with all my programs?
Yes you can, when the computer is booting up open the boot menu and choose the external as your boot device, i have a external hard drive with Ubuntu on it and do exactly that, I'm sure it can work with windows.
I assume you mean system requirements? As long as your are running Windows XP or higher, and have at least 512MB of memory on your computer and enough hard drive space, you should be able to use it.
If you have a new Windows XP computer and an old one had Windows 95 can you take the old hard drive and install it in the new computer so you may use the programs on that drive?
yes, but you can't use most programs on the drive
I'm not quite sure what you mean, so I'll give you both answers: "How do you use a hard drive for Mac and Windows on the same machine?" On a mac, insert a Windows install CD or DVD, and the computer will ask you if you want to set up windows to run alongside mac. In the process you will partition the hard drive, so you will kind of have a windows hard drive, and… Read More
It's called dule boot, you want to partition your hard drive in half, or how ever big you want them to be then you install your first windows on the first part of your hard drive, then you do the same thing but install it to the second hard drive.
A hard drive is just hardware that stores your data, such as pictures and programs, so if your computer is running slowly a new hard drive is unlikely to help. The computer could be running slowly because you do not have sufficient RAM or or have a low CPU speed. It could also be because you have to many unnecessary services running on your computer. Viruses and so on can cause your computer to run… Read More
I am sorry but that is actually false. If you have two separate drives you can put them both in the same computer. You would have one with Windows 98 and one with Windows 2000. Your computer will just boot off of the one you have setup, which you can change by going into the BIOS. Once you are in Windows you can look at either drive using explorer or going through my computer. The… Read More
Connect the drive to your computer, open Windows Explorer, locate the drive. Right click -> properties.
It is stored in memory until windows shuts down. The logical location (on the Hard Drive) is system32/config
If you are using Windows, go to 'My Computer', right click your hard drive, click Properties and you will be shown the information for your hard drive (Note that this will tell you how much in gigabytes (gb). 1024 megabytes = 1 gigabyte).
What does the message c windows system32 autoexec system file is not suitable for running ms dos and Microsoft Windows mean?
Ok many of the windows 32 files can be infected with viruses they can ruin your computer they will soon make it to the hard drive!! not good you ned to get a good antivirus adware and spyware scanners
BE AWARE of what you just asked, format means to erase EVERYTHING on the drive/partition. There are at least 4 methods that I know of that can erase Windows 7 off of your hard drive. * Open start menu, type CMD, and hit enter, type in FORMAT C:\ and hit enter. (C can be another drive letter, the one that has Windows 7 installed on it.) * Install another operating system over it, as most… Read More
How many gigabytes you can download on to your computer matter only how much free space is on your hard drive. For windows xp and below go follow these steps. My Computer - Right Click on your Hard drive- Properties- Then you see how much free space you have. For Vista if you go under my computer and you can look at your hard drive and it will show you.
The hard drive saves all of the computers information, along with keeping the operating system (i.e. Windows). Whenever you start any program installed on your computer, it has to come from the hard drive, along with your music files, and any other saved documents.
You can plug it into the other computer or install a virtual windows program onto both computers.
Plug it in. There are probably two cables, one for power one for data. Windows should recognize it and offer you to format the drive if it is not formatted already. If you mean how to find your hard drive, you would open the area called Computer or click on the Libraries from the taskbar and then look for Computer in the listing on the left pane and expand it. Or you can enable the… Read More