Power supply died, Data needed of Hard Drive

  kev-a 18:11 13 Dec 2006
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Hi,
Old Win 98 SE machines power supply died.

Need to know what is required and how to use said equipment to recover data from old hard drive.

I have a Laptop running XP Home.

Any ideas please would be a great help !!

  Diemmess 18:19 13 Dec 2006

If you are sure it is the PSU it has to be worth trying a replacement. Cost from around £15 DIY
That way you will have two computers once again.

  thms 18:19 13 Dec 2006

Try one of these it will connect your hard drive to your laptop and you will be able to recover your data.

click here

  kev-a 18:33 13 Dec 2006

Thats spot on thanks thms.

Ordered :)

  kevmoz 18:15 27 Mar 2007

I have had a laptop die in a similar way, have put the old drive in a USB caddy and can see the drive contents.
However, directories created in Docs & settings by other users with passwords and set private are not accessible, even with as many admin privs that I can find. Any ideas how to get at these?

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