Laptop hdd showing up as raw on usb to ide sata adapter
Hello, and thank you in advance to anyone who can enlighten me about this situation. I have a Hitachi laptop hd that I pulled out of a system and am trying to access it's directories for copying. I plugged it into my known good, startech usb 2.0 to ide sata adapter and my laptop at home (which has the same OS as the pulled drive. It shows up in explorer as needing formating and RAW. But when I switched to a different adapter at my work PC (again, the same OS) with the same drive I can access the directories no problem. I was wondering-- why the disparate results? I've never had an issue with my adapter before and am very curious.