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Changing Primary Disk System After Installation
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This article describes how to change the primary physical disk and controller while maintaining user accounts and desktop settings after you have installed Windows NT.
This situation may occur when you need larger disk capacity or a more versatile disk controller. For example, if Windows NT is installed on an IDE drive and you want to upgrade to a large SCSI drive without losing user accounts or desktop settings.
NOTE: This procedure is not recommended by Microsoft and therefore is not supported. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of this procedure.
To change the primary physical disk and controller while maintaining user account and desktop settings: