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Moving Storage drives

Explodingapple2

2 months ago

I am planing on building a new PC and I was wondering if moving the storage from an old build to a new build would mess anything up.

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  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Historically, windows doesn't like to boot off old drives onto new systems (linux doesn't care). Moving old storage as "D:" drives or more won't change anything. I suspect that any applications will have to be re-installed (Steam seems to find games and anything else it handles without issue).

This might be rather out of date: I recently updated my computer and was astonished at how much simply "just worked", although pretty much all I do on Windows involves games, typically through Steam.

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