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pspano
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Adding a new hard drive: how do I install windows to the new hard drive?

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I am upgrading my dell laptop's hard drive since the last one just died. How do i obtain a copy of WINDOWS to install to me new hard drive? Thank you.

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Peter S

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RE: Adding a new hard drive: how do I install windows to the new hard drive?

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Hi Pspano,

Thank you for reaching out to us.

Please help me with the service tag of the system and operating system you are using.

For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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RE: Adding a new hard drive: how do I install windows to the new hard drive?

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Hi Pspano,

Thank you for reaching out to us.

Please help me with the service tag of the system and operating system you are using.

For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

Dell-Parnoshree C
Social Media Support
#IWork4Dell
Dell Support Videos
Drivers and Downloads
Driver order

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rdunnill
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RE: Adding a new hard drive: how do I install windows to the new hard drive?

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If the laptop is a recent model, you might be able to download and install Windows 10 from official Microsoft sources.

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