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Transfer Xp Files Over Other Drive With Win7


Can i have a drive with windows 7 on it and another with windows xp and then transfer xp files over? I tried to upgrade to windows xp sp3 and it messed my system up really bad. Can't get out of safe mode. After several days of trying i finally decided to just go buy windows 7 and a tb+ hard drive.
I currently have two drives. I plan to remove one, stick in the terabyte sized drive, format it and put windows 7 on it.

My questions are: 1. Will i then be able to transfer files from my previous primary drive to this new one running windows 7 if the old primary drive has windows xp on it? Question 2? Will the old primary drive automatically become windows 7 thereby messing up all its files?


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