Contents of old HDD

  Bod_MK 13:07 18 May 2007
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I've built a new PC, which is running well using a new SATA HDD.
I have two old EIDE HHD's from old PC's.
I've installed both of them oin my new PC as secondary drives.
The problem I have is that they're only recognised as 30Gb drives when I know they're 120Gb.
I'd really like to get some of my old files from them, but I can't access, or even see, the parts of the drives that were used.
Anybody got any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:35 18 May 2007

Do these drives have the 32G clip jumper set on them?

If so remove jumper(s) and retry.

  wee eddie 14:43 18 May 2007

Buy a couple of cheap Enclosures and set them up as External Drives

  pj123 17:20 18 May 2007

Forget enclosures. I use this: click here

Third one down. Accepts anything IDE and even has an adapter for a 2.5" laptop drive.

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