Windows 8 / secure boot / moving from one PC to another
I'm currently using Win 8 on a 32bit PC that doesn't support secure boot. I have an image backup of my drive.
If I buy a new PC (also 32bit) that *does* support secure boot, can I use the backup from the old PC? In other words, is there anything in the existing Win 8 backup that would conflict with a new PC and secure boot? Assume same size hard drive.
Thanks in advance.
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No, should not, Windows 8 has some sophisticated hardware detection technologies, so if you restore the backed up image on the new computer, it will function just fine. Although, I should note, if you purchase a new computer, it will likely already come
preinstalled with Windows 8.