Question can i transfer my operating system

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im going to be building a new pc soon and i was thinking if i could transfer my operating system from my old pc to my new pc
 

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im going to be building a new pc soon and i was thinking if i could transfer my operating system from my old pc to my new pc
That is a probable No.

Moving a drive+OS to a new system has 3 possible outcomes:
  1. It works just fine
  2. It fails completely
  3. It "works", but you're chasing issues for weeks/months.
I've seen all three.
The greater disparity of the parts, the less likely this is to work.

Your new system deserves a fresh OS install.
 
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The Steam client, Discord, "everything else"...no, that will not work.

Games on the SSD? Are these Steam games? If so, you can probably transfer this. Probably.

What drive might your operating system live on?
Some yeah but most are like escape from tarkov and games from the xbox game pass and how should I go about transferring them as well should I wipe them
 

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