Hello,i need your assistance please!i had an old ePATA 500gib segate the insideboard converter burned,so i put out of the plastic case desaseble the small cables and i mounted inside my tower pc as a inside pata(that it is)i connect the power saply cables and the IDE cable right...my BIOS AND WENDOWS XP can "see" it right...but when i click to see what i have inside..winXp message me that i have to formated because is unformated...ofcurse i didnt press the icon to formated to avoid data loss...through a partition software i saw that is normally in NTFS sisfile..do i have to change the jumbers position?and can i use a RECOVERY software to make my PATA again READABLE in my new XP PC?thank you very very much!
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Use recovery software.
FYI: If you use clear punctuation and language, you will get more numerous and more helpful responses. I only skimmed your description because it is so difficult to read.
Try running Seagate's diagnostic software on the drive to make sure there are no other problems with it.