To access the data from the old hard drive connected to the HP Pavilion 500-242ea

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.

Thank you

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.

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