Mri hard drive diagnostic

Hello, I have western digital 24300 hd that I would like to try and recover data from. I quit using this drive when I lost access and an error message said to contact support for adaptec controller.The os on it is win 98 se.
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  1. I have had an old hard drive with Win98 on it that self destructed. And I recovered data from it by hooking it up, as a slave,
    to another hard drive that also has WIN98 on it and copied the data I wanted. Then I used floppy disks to transfer the data I copied from the dying hard drive to a newer computer that is equipped with Windows XP. And from there I can now move it to my latest computer or whatever.

    I believe a similar approach should allow you, or anyone else with a old dying hard drive to recover data.
    Now you might not have another hard drive with Windows 98 that will work. But if you check out a pawn shop you might find one, or else try your friend's basement.

    I hope this helps. good luck.
  2. You don't need a computer with Windows 98 on it to work, any computer will do that can read the file system you used, which is probably fat32.
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