> Recently when I needed to go to 7, and I didn't want to wipe the XP partition on the
> 500gb drive, I pulled out the original 250 drive, wiped it, and installed 7. I've
> found it won't boot by itself - ONLY with the 500gb drive connected. Not any other
> drive, only that one. Fucking weird.
... that's probably because 7's install put the boot stuff in the XP drive.
It happened to me once. I just wiped both drives. :P