I'm trying to recover data from a laptop's SATA Hard Drive that had a bootmgr error. I bought a SATA to USB External Enclosure in hopes of just plugging it in to my desktop and transferring the data. I can see the drive on my desktop but when I click on it, Windows says "you need to format the disk in drive N: before you can use it". Now the whole purpose I did this is to recover the data not lose it . Is there a way around this? Any help is much appreciated.
Never mind I found a solution. For anyone else having a similar issue, I used a Data Recovery program from http://www.easeus.com. I Just plugged in the hard drive, ran the program, and selected the drive I wanted to recover it did the rest.