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The hard disk in drive D: is not accessible

Local Disk(D:) is not accessible Access is denied D: is not accessible, It says "D: is not accessible, Access Denied". My disc is not a Samsung it is actually a Maxtor, anyway it was in a computer running Vista not sure now which version, That machine died I bought a new computer running Vista Home Premium. I can see the disc in disc Management it says that it is online and healthy, I can also see it in Device manager, but when I try to access it I get the message G: is not accessible access denied Anybody have any clues how to fix this please

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Hope I can help you with your problem. If your hard drive was installed to be used as D: in your old computer then you will have to set it up to be D: in the new computer. This may be why it is not being recognized. You can do this by connecting it as a slave on the primary IDE cable.
Also you will need to check the jumper on the hard drive to make sure it is set in the slave position.

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