Getting files from windows 7 hard drive on an xp computer Tags: Hard Drives Windows 7 Computer Windows XP Storage Last response: January 22, 2013 4:16 AM in Storage Share aaronj411 January 21, 2013 11:16:30 PM I have a broken laptop running Windows 7. I removed the hard drive and want to retrieve pictures and files. Can I hook it up to my pc running windows xp and get my pictures? Please help! More about : files windows hard drive computer te100 a b $ Windows 7 January 22, 2013 12:30:13 AM should work I dont see any problems fzabkar a c 234 G Storage January 22, 2013 4:16:57 AM In the off-chance that the drive is partitioned in GPT mode, then Windows XP won't see the file system. MBR mode should be OK, though. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBlue screen when loading Windows XP ( Hard drive from another computer ) ForumFiles transferred from toshiba hard drive to windows 7 computer ForumHow do I load my files from my windows 7 computer to a hard drive ForumFiles transferred from toshiba hard drive to windows 7 computer ForumWindows XP to Windows 7 Hard drive Transfer ForumCant access hard drive with windows xp on a computer with windows 7 ForumXp to window 's 7 transfer files on hard drive ForumCan't See Files on Hard Drive in Windows 7 ForumGetting files from the hard drive without windows being en.. ForumHow to transfer files from external hard drive to new computer ForumDual Boot XP and Windows 7 (each) on TWO Individual Hard Drives ForumSwitching XP to my new computer (same hard drive ) ForumWhy did Windows 7 install system files on my secondary internal hard drive ? ForumSeagate 2 TB External Hard Drive NOT Recognized on New Windows 7 PC ForumCloning Windows 7 on back up Hard Drive ... ForumGetting files from old Hard Drive ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumLaptop Hard Drive in a new build PC. ForumHow to go from HDD to SSD+HDD(storage) ForumJust installed new hard drive (LINUX) More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !