It is about the same. If their are two drives on the same cable one has to
be set as master and one as slave. The drives usually have the information
for the jumper settings on them.
Microsoft MVP - Shell/User http://www.vistahelp.ca
"Highlander" <Highlander@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I've replaced a disc drive without too much difficulty - how does
> replacing a
> hard drive compare? About the same? Harder?
> "Kerry Brown" wrote:
>> "Highlander" <Highlander@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >I just purchased a PC with Vista yesterday, booted my XP PC this morning
>> > got the blue screen (talk about bad timing). Spent two hours with Dell
>> > and
>> > could not get it back up and running. Can the files on the old
>> > computer
>> > be
>> > transferred to the new computer without the old one powered up?
>> You would need to remove the hard drive and install it in a USB enclosure
>> the Vista computer.
>> Kerry Brown
>> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User