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    Hello
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    Is it possible to copy the OS from a PC to another PC whose hard drive crashed and use the external drive on that PC?

    If so, can you point the way to a tutorial or give the instructions here? Many thanks!

    (I am not very savvy so simplicity is key)

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    In a word, no!
    Your best bet is to remove the drive from the crashed machine and put it in an external caddy, then connect it to a good machine and backup/copy your data.

    cheers, Paul

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    Thank you, Paul.

    What is a 'caddy'?

    Uncle

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    Caddy.

    cheers, Paul

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