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I have an interesting case for you. Can I remove my laptop

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John, I have an interesting case for you. Can I remove my laptop drive too install it in a desktop computer that has compatible hardware and run the Windows 10 pro on the drive while installed on the laptop drive.
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite and the desktop is a home built with an Intel gen 3 processor.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: My laptop is fine but the screen is badly cracked and I am only replacing the HDD in the desktop.
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 4 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

To clarify, you mean can you put the laptop drive into the computer, start the computer and will it run?

Let me know please