Question Unplugging dying HDD & having 2 Windows'

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Is it completely fine to unpulg a dying HDD and plug it in again later, like it won't make it worse will it. And is it okay to temporarily have 2 in use HDDs in the same PC both with Windows on, if not can I just get rid of windows on the non boot drive, I've seen people say yes and no.
 

Nighthawk117

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Hi, you shouldn't unplug it while the computer is on if that's what you mean. If you unplug it when it's off that won't cause a problem. As for having 2 drives with Windows installed on them at the same time then yes that's fine, I did this recently while I was setting up a fresh install of Windows. You will need to change your bios boot order though to ensure your PC boots from the drive you want.
 
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