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How do I retrieve data from harddrive?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by lesabrelarry, Sep 1, 2004.

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  1. lesabrelarry

    lesabrelarry Thread Starter

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    Hello. I had a computer in which I sometime ago, put a new motherboard and athlon processor in. Just recently, it started acting strange. My control panel would not act right. The Add/Remove Programs would not work, nor would the System icon work. It would suddenly lock up on me. I tried to reinstall Windows XP, but it had a spool error and stopped. Anyway, I bought a new computer with 40 gig hard drive in it and preloaded with Windows XP. (I had Windows XP in the old computer, too.) Is there anyway I can retrieve my data from my old hard drive? I have hundreds of digital photos on it, plus some other data I would hate to lose. I had CD's for all my programs on it. Anybody got any method to retrieve the data?
     
  2. ezymony

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    You can hook up the drive as a slave and get your info if the drive is still good.
     
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