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HP Compaq 6200
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I got a used PC (a Dell one) without a hard drive, i got an extra HP Compaq here and i want to take its hdd and put on this new Pc, i want to know if i take its hd and put on the new one i'll have to reinstall Windows 10 on it or will it boot up normally but in a new system?

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Hi:

 

Since your 6200 Pro has W10 installed, it may be possible that W10 will boot up in the Dell PC, but there is no way anyone here can confirm that.

 

The 6200 Pro has an Intel series 6 chipset and an Intel 2nd gen core processor, and you have not provided any information regarding what processor and chipset the Dell PC has.

 

If it is much newer, the drive may not boot up.  If it has an AMD processor and chipset, the drive may not boot up.

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I believe it is a b75 chipset, it Works with Both 2nd qnd 3rd gen Intel processors

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Then it has a good chance of booting up in the Dell PC.

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Before taking it out from the HP, would i need to unistall the Windows license key since it its OEM?

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I would just pop it in and see what happens.

 

Neither of those PC's would have come with W10 from the factory.

 

If you had upgraded the Dell to W10, the upgrade key from the HP may work.

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