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I had files loaded from my crashed computer to a new 640 gig hard drive. How do I transfer the files to my computer?

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Just connect your external drive to USB port and copy the files to a new drive.
If you want a exactly copy of your disk copy the partition using some partition utility

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If you're positive that it's only the motherboard on your first computer that's currently defective, you should have a number of options available to retrieve files from your hard drive.

Generally, the easiest way to do so is simply installing the hard drive into another computer. This should allow you to transfer files back and forth between the two installed drives freely, using a standard drag-and-drop method. Often step-by-step instructions on how to install a second hard drive can be found in your computer's owner's manual documentation, but may just as easily be found by looking for "how to install a second hard drive" using an online search engine.

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