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Current version by: Jimfixer ,

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If you intend for the hard drive to run you OS then you will need to format and reload you OS after the switch. the system wont work from one to the other.it will only work on identical systems. however if you are using the hard drive for storage only and not trying to run an OS from them then simply swapping them in as an auxiliary drive is fine making sure to activate them in drive management . Hopeheres an instructional video on the hardware end
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lVnFlFrqhE
Hope
this helps
If you intend for the hard drive to run you OS then you will need to format and reload you OS after the switch. the system wont work from one to the other.it will only work on identical systems. however if you are using the hard drive for storage only and not trying to run an OS from them then simply swapping them in as an auxiliary drive is fine making sure to activate them in drive management . Hopeheres an instructional video on the hardware end
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lVnFlFrqhE
Hope
this helps

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Original post by: Jimfixer ,

Text:

If you intend for the hard drive to run you OS then you will need to format and reload you OS after the switch. the system wont work from one to the other.it will only work on identical systems. however if you are using the hard drive for storage only and not trying to run an OS from them then simply swapping them in as an auxiliary drive is fine making sure to activate them in  drive management . Hope this helps

Status:

open