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Trying to Access an old windows 7's files in a new computer

I took an old hard drive out of a computer I no longer use and placed it in a newish build. I need access to the files on that drive (which had windows 7 installed on it), but it has been switched to RAW.

How can I get to the files on the old HDD?

Thanks!
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  1. Some more information: the new build is running windows 7 64, has an ssd running windows, and a 1 tb hdd for storage. The old drive I added is also 1 tb.
  2. Thanks, lonewolf7. I'm currently in the process of recovering using iCare. In another 2 hours I'll know if it was successful. I'm confused as to how this happened though. The drive in question was working perfectly fine until I put it in the new build. In the past, I have been able to do the same thing with drives from older computers and place them in a new box and just access the files on the drive through explorer.

    What happened this time?
  3. Yeah, I'm not paying $70 to restore my files. Anyone else able to help me?
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    There are several free partition recovery tools available that I would try first.
    Give http://findandmount.com/ a try
    If your not afraid of the command line I have found testdisk to be quite usefull at both partition and file recovery.
    http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
  5. You know what, I'm just going to put the old drive in the comp it came from and transfer the files pc to pc. thanks for the help.
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