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Hard drive reads not accessible

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by diggs2701, Apr 7, 2005.

  1. diggs2701

    diggs2701 Guest

    I just bought an adapter to hook up my old hard drives to get the valuable information off of it but when I hook up my old desktop hard drive it reads the drive as two seperate drives (I:\ and H:\)and says that it is not accessible when I try to search them. The cable has worked for other drives before and I have the drive set to master with the jumpers. Is there anything I can do to search through this Hard drive?

  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Oct 15, 2004
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    what format is the drive in as if ntfs & you are using win9x on computer than reads as a non-dos disk??
  3. diggs2701

    diggs2701 Guest

    I am using Windows XP and I believe it is in NFTS format. The drive was originally in a computer with Windows 98.

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