HARD DISK

  the pie eater 19:00 08 May 2004
Locked

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.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Fujitsu Lifebook P727 laptop review

Best of the Grad Shows 2017: University of the West of England (UWE)

Best value Mac: Which is the best £1249 Mac to buy

Les meilleures GoPro 2017