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 a b G Storage January 22, 2013 12:30:13 AM should work I dont see any problems m 0 l fzabkar a c 307 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My windows 7 files are split between two hard drives in the same computer so how do I get the files all on one hard drive Forum Transfer Data from XP based Hard Drive to newer windows 7 computer Forum Files transferred from toshiba hard drive to windows 7 computer Forum How do I load my files from my windows 7 computer to a hard drive Forum Files transferred from toshiba hard drive to windows 7 computer Forum Xp to window's 7 transfer files on hard drive Forum Cant access hard drive with windows xp on a computer with windows 7 Forum SolvedDeleted Windows 7 from external hard drive. Can I recover the files? Forum SolvedAccessing Windows 8 user files after moving hard drive to separate computer Forum SolvedWindows Easy Transfer from XP to Windows 7 Pro Using External Drive? I used XP and Easy Transfer to get files from old PC to Forum SolvedCan I move a hard drive with Windows 2000 op system into an xp computer Forum SolvedWhy did Windows 7 install system files on my secondary internal hard drive? Forum I want to transfer windows 7 and all the files over from my old hard drive to a new hard drive as the old hard drive has slipp Forum wiping a hard drive and getting windows 7 back Forum Solvedwindows 7 data transfer utility - can I clone the computer hard drive to a backup HD for use in case of HD failure or do I ne Forum SolvedTrying to get Windows 7 on new computer with old hard drive Forum Getting files from the hard drive without windows being en.. Forum SolvedAccessing files on an older hard drive after installing Windows 7 Forum Backing up my files for a Windows 7 install over multiple internal hard drives Forum My 1 TB external hard disk not getting accessed and not getting format by windows xp and 7 too please help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !