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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Moving Harddrives Between Computers + Linux on Compaq
From: Thomas Bloom <thomas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 21:48:15 -0600
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Move the hd to the new machine, and start it up into safemode.  while in
safe mode go to the control panel and remove all devices from the device
manager.  then reboot, and It will redetect the new hardware.  make sure
you have your 98 disk handy...

At 03:45 AM 10/2/99 -0500, you wrote:
>(1) Does anybody here have any luck on moving a harddrive fully loaded with
>Win'98SE your software from one computer system to an other. The hardware is
>totally different.
>I got one of those 'FREE PC's ( [if you sign up tell them that
>I sent you, if I get five people to sign up I will get a $300 credit]) and
>want to move my current software laden harddrive to this system, Intel
>233mhzMMX to Intel Celeron 400mhz system.
>This new system uses a fully integrated 'WINDOWS' motherboard (PcWare
>Or would it be better for me to just install the software that I use on the
>new system?
>(2) I have an older AMD5x86 system that I have been trying to install Linux
>on and now that I have a newer computer my wife wants me to give up this
>system and give it to her sister... So the computer that I will be trying to
>install Linux on a 100mhz Compaq DeskPro Desktop system which currently has
>its BIOS utility stored on its boot sector.
>This DeskPro has integrated LAN & VIDEO.
>The other systems that I have are too much Windows 95/98 integrated hardware
>(AKA: currently no device drivers for Linux)
>Please reply to following email address:
>mailto: dec29111@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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