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Transferring old Hard Drive to New Computer?

Last response: in Storage
September 14, 2012 5:00:14 AM

I am having trouble transferring files from two old hard disk to external hard disk to then move to a new computer. MoBo died. The disk are ide I think and used the old ribbon cable. The new computer has the tape cables and in no way fit the old system. I have an old computer with w98 that has the tape cables, and it will locate the disk but will not read it. I have changed the slave jumper settings with no gain.

The new os is w7, the old disk have wvista and the old machine is w98.

What am I doing wrong? The 83 disk has about 10 jumper sitings but none seem to work. The 320 I have not tried. I has less settings, and I have set it up with the last two jumpers.

I am to old to waste this time.

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September 14, 2012 12:46:21 PM

This topic has been moved from the section Applications to section Storage by Area51reopened