Windows can now be installed by booting from the Windows DVD and following the instructions. It is wise to immediately choose the desired size of the C: partition. The page about partitioning a hard disk describes how the partitioning works during the setup of Windows. A data recovery software is a must in this.
Use old disk
After the installation of Windows, the personal data must still be transferred from the old to the new disk. To do this, place the old disk in an external case. The disk can also be installed in the current system, for example as a primary slave on the same cable as the new hard disk, the disk must then be set as SLAVE. If there is no external case available or there is a lot of data, then the old hard disk can also be connected to the second IDE cable as a MASTER or SLAVE, in addition to any DVD player present these can be temporarily disconnected to take place for the hard disk. As soon as the old drive is connected, it is automatically displayed in the Windows Explorer. All personal files that need to be transferred can be read on the page backing up data.
Fortunately, it can also be easier: transfer an image
Reinstalling Windows is a lot of