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My computer running xp doesnt see my old comps drives that ran 98

I had a comp running windows 98 and was having a hard time booting it up so i decided to take the drives and put them in my new comp running windows xp. my current computer has 3 drives one 232 system disk and two more in raid array. I had to use an ide cable to hook up the two drives from my old computer. the found new hardware wizard found the drives when i added them but when i open my compute icon it doesn't show the added drives. however when i run my disk eraser program it finds them but shows them as unformatted drives. i have tried making them slaves and even setting one to master and one to slave. but no matter what i do my comp doesnt see them. i want to get the data off of them and am not sure how to do this. my xp files are ntsf is 98 a diferant file format? how can i get the data from the old drives to my new drives?

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Hey man try to install windows xp to solve this problem if this problem is not solved then it should be ur hard disk is higher than the compatible default rate which is may be 30 or 20 GB

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