XP SP3 won't recognize a WIN 95 IDE HDD connected via USB


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.
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  1. xp should be able to read all fat filesystems.
    Are you sure the drive works?
  2. 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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