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XP SP3 won't recognize a WIN 95 IDE HDD connected via USB
Aug 2, 2010, 12:38 AM
I'm trying to connect an old laptop HDD (Windows 95) to my PC so I can clone the drive and run it in Virtual PC as needed.
The drive is connected via an external IDE enclosure.
I know that the enclosure works, I've can swap out the drive and it will work - I'm wondering if it has something to do with either the file system (FAT vs NTFS) or something else.
Thanks in advance.
Aug 2, 2010
Aug 2, 2010, 5:24 PM
xp should be able to read all fat filesystems.
Are you sure the drive works?
Aug 2, 2010, 5:56 PM
What's the make & model of drive?
Does it have CHS setting printed on the drive?
If so, it won't work.
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