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gitrpikr59

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Mar 4, 2007
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#1
Hello, My first try at this,
My niece's computer stopped running, I thought it was the power supply so I replaced it but no good,
Maybe I got a bad one but anyway, I would like to save info off her hard drive using another computer,
Any suggestions would be appreciated, Thanks
 

Jamey

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Jan 21, 2006
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Telford, UK
#2
You need to remove her hard drive and plug it into another computer with a working operating system. Then you boot this computer and copy the needed files from your niece's to its own hard drive.

If its a Serial ATA (newer) type of drive, it is a simple plug and play operation. If its the older type of drive, a "parallel ATA" drive, you will have to set it as a "slave" with the jumper at the back of the drive.