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My current original hark disk has Windows Vista installed on it. I am thinking of replacing it with a bigger hard disk with Windows 7 installed.

Can I interchange these two hard disks later on?

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short answer : probably long answer: generally yes, if you swap sata with sata, and pata with pata. some hard drives (dell comes to mind) have a non standard interface connected to a standard one.

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