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My local hard disk (c: drive) become not accessible

Please do help me with this..i can't access my local c: drive i don't have any extra hard disk..i didn't yet do anything cause i'm affraid i might delete file(s) on it..please lend me some solution on how i can access my hard disk and retrieve my recent documents on it..as soon as possible..

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If it's an IDE you can slave it into a working system & hopefully see it & copy the data off. If it's a seiral ATA SATA I/II, you'll need to add it to a working system. (All SATA's are masters). Again if seen, try to copy your data off. In both types it's a shot worth taking. Luck!
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