From: Jane Loyless (jloyless_at_netbox.com)
Date: Fri Apr 02 1999 - 11:17:02 EST
At 08:55 AM 4/2/99 -0600, Rob Bell wrote:
>NT, on the other hand, is very likely to not even boot when it is
>started with different hardware than it is expecting. I tried moving an
>NT4 drive from a 760EL to a 770. No go. To save your sanity and a lot
>of future headaches troubleshooting things, the only thing I'd recommend
>is doing a fresh install of NT on the 600.
Worked for me moving from a 760XL to a 600. I had misplaced the install
disks/files for several apps that I use and decided it wouldn't hurt to try
just moving over. I figured if the screen, keyboard and floppy worked, I
could get the rest going.
I used a parallel port tape drive to back up the 760, then restored it on
top of the 600's NT preload, loaded 600 specific drivers and utilities and
never looked back. I vaguely remember having to tinker with memory
locations to get my token ring card to work, but other than that, it went
The result has been satisfactory. I have a couple of apps that would
probably benefit from uninstalling and reinstalling (for some reason,
Quicken v6 can't find my printer, and Netscape v3.01 crashes about once a
day if I have multiple sessions open), but none have induced me to embark
on the Great Disk Hunt.
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