Re: using xp based drive as slave on new vista based computer??
On 16 Feb 2007 09:30:52 -0800, "wallster" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Thanks Steve. I loaded the Vista first and then added the old hd via a
>dual plug 80 wire ide ribbon. I copied almost all the data to the new
>hd but vista has so many security "upgrades" there were a few that i
>just couldn't remove. I removed the old hd and put it back in the old
>pc and i'm having a new mobo installed as a back up pc. Lesson
>learned: Back up all important files to separate a storage drive
>(external, thumb drive, cd rom, etc.) and put pictures and programes
>in a FILE not in my documents folders.
>I really hate vista so far but it might just be that i'm running on
>little sleep and i'm not familiar with all the bells and whistles.
>Time will tell.
>Thanks again for the response.
Glad you had success.
Doing a Vista on little sleep may not be a good idea :-/
Been playing with it since RC1, Some things are annoying but I am
willing to put up with for the added security from "malware" (no sneak
Drivers and old equipment (forced obsolescence) is the biggest Vista
IMHO it has taken Microsoft 20 years to come up with the level of
security that UNIX has (can you Unix types say SU?).