the pie eater 19:00 08 May 2004

Hi all well here goes i want to know if i can use my old hard disk with windows 98se on it as the computer died on me,so i have brought a new system windowsxp can i put the old disk in the new system to get the dats off i want ?

  Gaz 25 19:10 08 May 2004

Within reason yes.

  ste_bla 19:11 08 May 2004

if you set the win98 disc as slave..

  Diodorus Siculus 19:30 08 May 2004

As ste_bla suggests, set the old disk as slave and boot the machine; windows should see it and from within Windows Explorer you can copy files etc from it. Depends though on if it is damaged... if so, try scandisk.

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