copy the data from the old HARD drive to a new HARD drive
have old hard drive with data and op sys - must copy old hard drive data on the new hard drive WITHOUT copying op sys
a simple way is the best way.
1. purchase a USB hard drive enclosure to put the old drive hard in > plug it into the new computer.
Here is a video on how to do it:
2 slave the old hard drive in the new computer, so a new office.
See you soon.
I have an old HP Pavilion 8275. It's a Windows 95 machine with an ATX40R80 (8 GB) hard drive.
I bought a new HP Pavilion, a6152n Vista running.
Because I could use some of the data on the old disk, I bought a USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE, an ADA-2020, to see if it would work. That documentation is rare is an understatement, but everything seemed to work.
Adapt in the caps, my Vista machine, said the USB mass storage driver correctly loaded, the leds came and the player seems to run properly.
A new drive letter. No display of records or anything like that I know. Everything works fine, I think that, just no data in the view.
Am I missing something obvious?
-I ran the connection through a hub 4 ports and an extension of the short to join the back of the computer because it is in a very cramped place.
After reading some of the other posts, I decided to bite the bullet and connect the player to the back of the computer.
It worked. I now have a new reader J.Message edited by terry6 on 01/18/2009 13:19
I have the old hard drive in a USB enclosure and connected to the computer again. I have installed firefox and you need to have the address book (critical) copied and inserted information from address book on the new computer. I hope that there is a file I can replace easily?
Firefox send an e-mail, it's strictly a web browser.
If you use Firefox to access your e-mail, you use "webmail". You must seek assistance from your service provider or a forum for this service.
Recently I bought HP Pavilion 500-242ea (Windows OS 8.1) as my old pc died. I connected the old hard drive via the Usb Adapter kit. The old drive appears in the Device Manager and file Explorer and disk management in drive F, but shows no volume. I know that the old drive is not complete and the drive works as I put the disc in and they charge. When I click on the old drive-F car - in the message "Please insert the disk" leader explore appears. Anyone know how to access the data on the old drive which has the cable IDE.
Please help need to copy the old drive imporatant files.
Just had to ask, you know the difference between the hard drive and CD/DVD drive? Don't get angry, read this.
You said "I know that the old drive... works as I can put disks and they load. When I click on the old player disc-F-in the message "Please insert the disk" leader explore appears. »
Anything that involves a CD/DVD drive. You can't put a disk on a hard disk.
I have a dell laptop and last week he showed the blue screen and does not start. I got improtant data on starting I have is not a format and replaced with a new hard drive. Now I'm trying to connect to the old hard drive externally detected only D & does not detect drive C on what it blocks my laptop. I tried with other laptops & systems also, but it's the same thing. I have important data in two players. Please suggest a possible solution to recover data.
You can check this link:You can also try updating the chipset drivers on the manufacturer's Web site.
- What is the blue screen error message that you receive?
- Have you tried plugging the drive with another computer?
Original title: crash and recovery of hard drive problem
My hard drive crashed it wouldn't boot saying config.sys is damaged or corrupted, I tried to fix it but the sector is damaged. I was using XP, I had a password on my settings. I installed a new hard drive and reinstalled windows XP, but even if I can 'see' the old hard drive (always installed) I can't access my documents, how can I get to them? I know the password but since its an account on another drive it won't give me the chance to log on to the account.
Assuming that you use the Encrypting File System (EFS) then this article should solve your problem:
"How appropriate a file or a folder in Windows XP"
The HARD drive that was my OS (Windows XP Pro SP3) failed and lost quite a few areas which are essential for the operating system running. Other data is still readable. A got another HARD drive and installed Windows XP SP2, Firefox and other programs. I was able to retrieve the bookmarks, security certificates, and other profile information using the information found in bandages.
None of them addressed how do to recover the modules or their data. Specifically, there are several large, elegant scripts that took months to develop and customize.
Articles related to migration and other do not work for me because they require the old copy of FF is functional, that is not because the OS on this HARD drive is damaged. Is it possible to recover these data, similar (or not) about how I could get the other profile info?
Have you copied the entire folder C:\Documents and Settings\username \Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\ on the old drive?
If this is not the case, can you?
If so, make a copy and save this folder just in case.
If so, you could replace this folder on the new facility by \Profiles\ [with your profiles inside] folder and the profiles.ini file [delete all other files / folders that may also be in the folder "Firefox"] -and then replace with the same folder named from the old failed drive. Note that you will lose what you already have with the new installation / profile!
Your profile folder contains all your personal data and customizations, including looking for plugins, themes, extensions and their data / customizations - but no plugins.
But if the user logon name is different on the new facility that the former, any extension that uses an absolute path to the file in its prefs will be problems. Easily rectified, by changing the path to the file in the file prefs, js - keep the brake line formatting intact. The extensions created after the era of Firefox 2.0 or 3.0, due to changes in the 'rules' for creating extensions usually are not a problem, but some real old extensions that need only "minor" since that time can still use absolute paths - even though I have not seen myself since Firefox Firefox 3.6 or 4.0.
View instead of 'Modules' I mentioned the 4 types of 'Modules' separately - Plugins are seen as 'Add-ons', but they are not installed in the profile [except those mislabelled as a "plugin", when they are installed via an XPI file], but rather in the operating system where Firefox 'find' through the registry.
Note: Migration articles can tell you do not re - use the prefs.js file, due to an issue that I feel is easily fixed with a little inspection and editing. I think you can manage that my perception is that you have a small shovel in your tool box, if you encounter a problem you are able to do a little digging and fixing problems with the paths to files - once you have been warned.
Overall, if you go Firefox 35 35 or even Firefox 34 to 35, I don't think you will run in all the problems that you can not handle [that I cross my fingers and "hope" that I'm not on what it is obvious].
With regard to the recovery of the 'data' for individual extensions - there are many ways that extension developers used to store their data and pref. The original way should save in prefs.js or their own file RDF in the profile folder. While Firefox has been developed more, developers started using their own files in the profile folder. And because Mozilla has started using sqlite database files in Firefox 3.0, Mozilla extended their own use of sqlite, as have extension developers.
Elegant uses the file stylish.sqlite to store 'styles', but something in the back of my mine tells me that 'the index' maybe not in this file with the data. But then again, I can be confusing myself a question I had with GreaseMonkey awhile back where I copied the gm_scripts folder in a new profile and with already installed GreaseMonkey but with no script. These GM scripts worked, but I could not see them or modify them - they do not appear in the user GM extension interface window in Firefox.
Transfer of files from the old HARD DRIVE to new computer without an old computer. (He's dead - can not use) I have the hard drive, but need help to transfer my old files and settings.
· My old Win XP computer died - it is completely unusable. I bought a new PC with Win 7 Pro and 1 TB. I still have the old HARD DRIVE (250 GB) which I have attached on the new computer using an external enclosure supports SATA drives. The external hard drive is connected to the computer in USB 3.0. I checked that the new computer can see the external hard drive. (I also used for backups by changing the hard drive with a 2 TB drive 'mass storage' - that works.)
I searched the internet for possible solutions and found no help. If the transfer of files from Microsoft would change the disc to analyze, it would be simple. But if I select the OLD computer it scans the disk I'm on (new) - automatically.
Is there anyone who has had the same problem? He must be because computers die all the time and people buy new computers - who then, somehow, they get the former transferred files. I could do it manually, but that wouldn't change the settings. Last resort would be to buy an old computer XP (SATA), replace the drive. Transfer the files, and then sell this computer.
You may be able to recover your data files, but I hope that you will set up your new system to automatically backup a second internal hard drive or an external USB hard drive.
This suggestion may not work, but it's worth a try. Buy an external USB drive enclosure. They come in two sizes 2.5 "for the portable computer drives and 3.5" for desktop disks. You can purchase adapters for 3.5 "envelopes so that they can also be used with a portable player. Place the hard drive in the enclosure and connect to a USB port of another computer. Several hard disks are more able to start, but the contents of the disc can still be accessed, read and copied from the disk because you do not use the operating system on a failed disk.
Here is an example of the type of device, I suggest:
You need only to the speaker, that you see are not necessarily more expensive. Thereafter, you can put an old hard drive usable, an abandoned because you need a larger drive internal, in the enclosure and use it as additional external storage.
I had a hard disk going bad. Installed a new hard drive and the need to transfer files from the old hard drive. I have an external enclosure for the old hard drive and can connect by usb port.
The process is fairly simple once you put the old drive in the external box. You can use the usual methods of copy and paste in Windows Explorer. If you copy files, complete folders, you can take a look at RichCopy.
try re-installing CS5 on a new hard drive... I forgot to remove my CS5 on the old hard drive... I have the CD of installation of CS5... I've updated from CS3 and have two serial numbers
try re-installing CS5 on a new hard drive... I forgot to remove my CS5 on the old hard drive... I have the CD of installation of CS5... I've updated from CS3 and have two serial numbers...
I use a PC...
Please check Adobe - Creative Suite 5 Master Collection: System requirements and try to install the product, please let us know if you are unable to activate. You can check: error: "this serial number is not for a product calling it" | CS6 cs5, CS5.5,
I hope this helps.
Hello. Recently, I replaced my old hard drive with another because that is a malfunction that made sure I got stuck in a loop start and nowhere else after auto repair. I was told that if I buy a hard drive enclosure that I might have a possibility to recover my old data to my new in copying and pasting on, several sources on the internet said this as well.
So when I put my old hard drive in the enclosure and that connected to my laptop, it pulls up. But it gives me a folder named "Recovery". Inside is another folder named 'WindowsRE' with a few other components. In which is a file named "WinUCRD.wim". I've been looking around for what I can do with it. The only thing I can find is a program called Windows SIM, it does not matter where, and I don't know how to use it.
My question is, how can I recover my data from my old data? I honestly don't mind if my new hard drive memory is overwritten. He barely anything on it as I just got. I have files important school in there I can not risk losing. I have to start all over again before final in a few weeks.
The partition you are looking at is the recovery Partition. This is for the recovery of your operating system, not the user tour data. Looking at your screenshots I suggest you look at the F: drive, he can have the files you need.
If the F: drive is corrupted migh you take a look at a data recovery program. I had good success with Easus Data Recovery, it allowed me to recover files to a friend after a drive failure when no other program, that I tried would work. Here, there is a free version that will recover up to 2 GB of data.
I tried to upgrade Windows 2000 Pro, XP Pro on my hard drive. XP would install, but would break to the BSOD with a STOP of the F4 code. BCupdate2 says that the startup code is up to date. NTDLR and boot.ini and NTDETECT.COM are present on the old hard drive. After 2 days of searching and trying different solutions, I bought a new hard drive and installed XP Pro top. System is now running. I want to make my programs from the old hard drive to the new hard disk as well as shortcuts, system settings, user accounts, and user data. I want the new HDD to resemble the old hard disk would look like had XP installed successfully. I have a utility provided with the hard drive, but it says it will take the BONES of the old drive and put it on the new drive that would make my non-operational system. Any help? The history of the old drive is 64 XP was installed originally, but some of my programs wouldn't not below so I installed Windows 2000 Pro. Which was great for several years, but the new versions of the software I use has stopped running less than 2000.
I'm sorry, but it is not possible to move programs from one operating system to another. You must reinstall the programs.
Your data files must be in the Documents and Settings\
New computer installed Windows 7 and gave me an option to use Windows easy transfer to transfer files, data, programs, etc. from my old computer. All I have from the old computer's hard drive; a lightning strike fried either food or his mother by car. I have attached the hard as a disk to the new computer using the usb cable provided with the external hard drive case. It is recognized as drive E: on the new computer.
Trying to follow the instructions given by the Windows Easy Transfer software. Get the software/folder from the old hard drive (drive E), but trying to run the software that I can't seem to do anything on the old disk. When asked what is the former or the new computer - I respond to old, but no new file is created for the transfer. When I answer again, a new file is created on the new computer (rather than the old HDD) and then he transferred again to new. I can't create a file of whatever it is I want to transfer from the old HDD.
I can't use an easy transfer cable because the old computer does not only the hard drive. I can't connect to a network for the same reason. I only have the hard that I can attach to the new computer. But I can't get the new computer to process the old hard drive separately for transfer purposes. The only other option I can think of is to attach the old HDD to another computer, and then try to run the software in this way, but I don't want just the stuff on the old hard drive a copy to the other computer.
Can anyone help? Suggest how to get the old hard drive files, data, transferred etc. to the new computer. What are the steps?
Do yourself a favor, with the old drive connected externally, in the browser, simply copy the data files to the location of Documents of the PC win7. You can not copy programs, they need to be reinstalled from media origonal. You can copy all the downloaded files instalation
You may need to take possession of your old documents folders - see win help to find out how
The old hard disk does not run Windows, so access to the usual file through Windows Explorer or Firefox has not worked for me. The old hard drive is now a slave drive and all files are intact and accessible via the new Windows 7 64-bit operating system.
You have Windows configured to display the hidden files and folders? If not, do it as soon as the first. http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows/show-hidden-files#show-hidden-files=Windows-7
Then, what version of Windows do you have on the old drive? Your profile folder must be on the way there:
Windows XP and earlier versions:
\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
Windows Vista and later:
If you find multiple profile folders, see the recent order. You find a subfolder named bookmarkbackups. This article describes how to restore the .json files, you will find: restore bookmarks from a backup or move them to another computer.
A little luck?
I watched an attempt all suggestions re. This and cannot locate my favorites and passwords on the old hard drive.
Hard drive is still connected to my computer, even if the PC had a mother brd, the CPU and the RAM upgrade: because of the upgrade failed to load window, if the Windows file is always available. New HARD drive with windows installed, install again. 11.0 ff. The following search suggestions, I find the new profile, but not that of the old drive. I can access my Mozilla folder in Program Files (x 86), but are now looking for appdata etc.
Yes, I know, it was really stupid to not save this kind of things before the installation of new equipment, but do not think that the material change was hose go my W7 install so bad. Thanks for any help in advance.
AppData is a hidden file, you need to enable hidden files and folders may be to find. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-see-hidden-files-in-windows/.
After finding the appdata folder, read https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Managing-profiles and recovery of data from an old profile.
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