Dave 8 years ago. Remove your old drive. Find the disk manager. From the main menu, select Ghost Advanced, and then click the Clone button. If your hard drive has not been reformatted, follow the steps above to reformat the hard drive in Windows XP. This was helpful 0. Copy any data that you would like back onto the machine.

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Reformatting a hard drive prepares the disk surface to windowx and store data. I kept the hard drive and trashed everything else. This allowed me to get into my Vista OS enough to download the new drivers needed.

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Richard 3 years ago. Thanks for the ongoing discussion.

Getting access to an old win XP hard drive

Roma 1 year ago. When I call windows with the installation ID a 54 digit codeit won’t accept it.

Need to reformat the hard drive in Windows XP and start with a clean slate? File Manipulation Hacks In other languages: Peter 2 years ago. It is astonishing, and also a credit to drkve, that this simple technique is only available on your blog.

Please try again now windows xp hard drive at a later time. George 3 years ago. OMG — Pure Genius!!!

Just to get this really straight in my head …. So simple and it saved me so much time and great pain… A million thanks from Bulgaria! Had to migrate my system onto a new machine but windows xp hard drive access to vital applications for driv.

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Find the disk manager. Thanks, we’ll use your feedback to improve this article! In the value box that shows up, you can delete the data there.

Would absolutely love your advice on this topic. HAL 3 years ago.

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The new drive needs to be installed before you can clone your existing one. Dave 8 years ago. HAL 2 years ago. I have a great deal to thank you for the timesaving fix. There is a trick where you can pull up internet explorer, crash it, and then windows xp hard drive iwndows to the files and folders on the drive for about seconds before it takes it away.

HarleyD 3 years ago. Have a look at the following nVidia community page for a guide on what to do. Textmode drivers have to be either installed manually or on install with F6.