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hd recovery


FPCH New Member
Mar 4, 2007
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


FPCH Member
Jan 21, 2006
Telford, UK
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.