Need data from an old hard drive
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.
Tags: HP Desktops
you want to install more hard drive. How can I move all of the data, os, games, music, etc.
and have computer always starts.
You cannot move by themselves programs
you need to reinstall it from the original media
read this about moving everything, including the operating system
or save your data and reinstall clean vista
There are different ways to do
hard drive manufacturers will normally provide the cloning software to move your operating system installed from the old to the new hard disk
Search for information on this subject on their Web site
If you have vista business or ultimate, you can use the builtin vista complete PC Backup to move
read the information below
or if you have vista home version you'll need 3rd party software
link below is an example of this:
also to put your machine how you bought:
1. that vista is preinstalled, you should have a recovery on your old hard drive partition
You can recovery disks to reinstall on your new hard drive
ask the manufacturer of the machine how
2. contact the computer manufacturer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
3. or borrow a microsoft dvd vista
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
Save all data, because it will be lost, do the above
How to make a backup of your data
How to restore your files
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 an easy transfer cable, and if it is connected to old hard drive to the new xbox. The new xbox recognizes the storage device but wants to format and doesn't give no option to transfer data. Obviously to format the disk will delete the info. Anyone has any suggestions or ideas birght!
The X - box forums are here: http://forums.xbox.com/
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?
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 netbook HP TC 4200. I want to retrieve data from it. So I would like to know the details of the envelope required for the hard drive.
None of the speakers USB external hard drive on the following URL will work. The book loads are also listed.
My 'old' TECRA A2"refused to fly (fell on the desk)... Screen and grapfic external duty!
But the HARD drive is still OK and works via an external USB HD adapter to my other PC.
Can read all the files in the root directory,
* can NOT read only password protected those *:
means all files * DOCS and SETTINGS below *.
My password old route was:
PW to START WIN XP
OUTLOOK 2003 via the backup.pst PW
Bought a new A10 TECTRA...
HOW can I get the form parameters of DATA etc., my old HDD via USB in my new TECRA A10?
As far as I know that you must add the Group everyone in the folder options. Right-click on the folder-online security-online advanced-online (effective) permissions
There, you must add the user to the other laptop or for example all users. Then it should work.
I had this problem for 1 or 2 years and it worked for me.
A friend of mine told me that he was able to copy the data to a Linux system. You can start form a Linux boot CD/DVD, and then copy the data on the other PC.
I have a toshiba Satellite 2410-504, which gave me the blue screen so I bought a L300 to replace.
Different are documents and photos I would like to recover from the old tosh-
Can I switch from hard drives overall if they are compatible or y at - it an advance to do and how... help!
The only way I know, it's that you buy an external HARD drive enclosure where you can put in the old HDD. Connect the HARD drive old this is the case with the USB cable to your laptop new and then you can copy your documents and photos.
These cases are not expensive and s for external HARD drive are very practical.
I have a new computer with Windows Vista. My old computer does not start (lights turn on but just spinning noise that nothing appears on the monitor). I need to get the data/files from my old hard drive. Can I connect the old drive to my new computer to access the files?
Connect the older hard drive to your computer and transfer the content:
How do I add an additional hard drive
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
I'm considering buying an SSD and want to reinstall windows from my original hard drive (there is only a recovery partition on the original hard disk and no drive of the Windows operating system). Anyone can guide me through the process or do I buy a new copy of Windows.
You can create a recovery from your old hard drive disk, or you need to contact HP technical support and order the part or click on the link given below on a command line drive by yourself.
Seems unfair that I would have to pay for the same software over and over again. XPI can unzip software xp from my old hard drive and cd keys etc.? I have probably 4-5. I'm sure that in time prove a less automated process for drivers, I recall. Suppose I could provide proof of purchase, cd key of certificate etc, so how can I get a cd of xp? the cost of quality? or better yet download?
You may be able to put the old disks in another system, activate by phone (unless they are OEM, in which case you will need to have the original material) then create an image of the operating system and move to any material you like. This isn't a guarantee that it will work and the process is not valid if your copy of Windows is retail. Regarding imaging software, XP does not come with one, so you will have to seek support 3 left.
Warning: Using third-party software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Software using third party is at your own risk.
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.
Original title: Please help.
How would recover my photos from my old hard drive? I have the old and the new hard drive in the Tower?
Reach... Start / /My computer... and you must
See the drive letters for the two hard drives.
Just copy / paste... old record again.
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