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    They told me the OS would be preloaded on the new HD

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    That's excellent.

    You should be able to mount the old drive as a 2nd/slave drive to copy all your data from it to the new one.
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    Any advice as to how I can mount it as an extra/slave drive?
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    Ah, I forgot, you have a Dell Laptop. No way to mount it as a slave drive. What you will need is a Universal USB adapter, something like this which is the one I have: Newer Technology USB 3.0 Universal Drive Adapter NWTU3NVSPATA
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