XP Hardrive into Mac Pro 2.66?

I have just gotten a Mac Pro 2.66 and have a pc with XP. My question is can I take that harddrive out and install it on the mac then use bootcamp. Or do I have to partition my drive and get a new copy of XP?

Well… that's a bit of a tricky question. The problem with Windows XP is that the installation in not universal like Mac OS X and does tend to vary based on the hardware you have.
I would probably just try it and see what happens. Worst case is it doesn't work although you never know, it just might. An OS repair from the original XP installation disc may also be required to fix any problems that you might come across along with a subsquent software update (using Windows Update).
Be aware that an IDE/PATa drive will require mounting in the 2nd optical drive bay. It, even with the right equipment, is a fiddly job so be sure you're prepared for mounting difficulties.

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