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New computer, data from old hard drives

I just built a customized computer(specs below). All old hard drives work without any issues and can be read if plugged up to a different computer. UEFI reads the hard drive in system but Windows 7 only reads one of the 2tb hard drive in computer management as unallocated and wants me to format. This hard drive works perfectly if I take it out and I need the data off of it. How can I fix it?

Computer specs:
Z87 Sabertooth
I7-4770k Intel
16g Corsair Dominator
500g SSD Samsung
2x 4tb Seagate hds(new hard drives)
2x 2 tb WD Green ( old hard drives)
Asus 780 GTX
800w CM Silent Gold
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  1. Try to assign a drive letter under disk management for the HDD, see what happens.

    And make sure the HDD as a second drive(non-OS) in new system.
  2. No choice for that option.
  3. If you're using them for storage only have you thought about buying one of the Sata/IDE to USB adapters? You can buy ones that encompass your old HDs in a case and you can then use them as portable external drives.
  4. If you're using them for storage only have you thought about buying one of the Sata/IDE to USB adapters? You can buy ones that encompass your old HDs in a case and you can then use them as portable external drives.
  5. If you're using them for storage only have you thought about buying one of the Sata/IDE to USB adapters? You can buy ones that encompass your old HDs in a case and you can then use them as portable external drives.
  6. Geez, sorry about that. I have to love the wonderful lag in my ISP that allowed me to triple post.
  7. Well the 2 WD Green hard drives were originally from external hard drive. 1 of the hard drive's show up, 1 does not. I have an even weird problem but that is a whole other story.
  8. Where it is not showing 1. old system 2. new system ?

    And where it is showing perfectly ?
  9. New system it is not showing/accessible in computer but shows the disk in UEFI and computer management.
    Old system it shows and is accessible
  10. There are two possibilities 1. the drive is dead or faulty. 2. It contains OS so not showing in new system.
  11. Afraid of that. Been trying to do a disk recovery but it says there is no file system. If anything I just want to get the files off and throw the thing away
  12. Best answer
    Here are two data recovery software's to try with : http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec

    http://download.cnet.com/Zero-Assumption-Recovery/3000-2248_4-10061981.html

    But keep in mind the HDD should be seen in BIOS, else the software's wont work.
  13. The HDD is seen in BIOS and in computer management. I haven't those data recovery software but will try it now. I know there is data on there just not sure why it cannot be seen.
  14. This isn't making sense. It is saying it finds files but they are in FAT format. That isn't possible. I am waiting for my enclosed case to check and see if I can get the hard to work through that.
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