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.

Message edited by terry6 on 01/18/2009 13:19

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