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I have a hard drive that doesnt boot up and i read about hooking it to another computer and saving data so i hooked it up and i can hear it spining but i cant figure out how to set it as slave is that in setup menu? can i even save data from it that way if it is not crashed already i went to pcmech.com and i think it may be the problem why my windows dont start but is it to late to save data from it? and can i do it with my computer to save data so i dont have to pay a shop to do it for me or attempt to do it.do you have sites for step by step on saving data using another computer? thanks

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  • jimmy_hernan Jan 31, 2010

    i hooked up the hard drive to another computer set as slave. how do i start saving data?

  • jimmy_hernan Jan 31, 2010

    hooked up hard drive to another computer set as slave how do i start saving data

  • jimmy_hernan Jan 31, 2010

    how do i find the hooked system in what menu?

  • jimmy_hernan Jan 31, 2010

    were can i find hooked system menu

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If you are connecting the HDD with different cable, then no need to set any settings to set as slave. If you are connecting the same with existing HDD cable, then need to set the jumper settings on the back side of the HDD. Instruction for making slave is on the top of the cover of the HDD.
After doing the above settings, need to check whether the HDD has been detected or not in BIOS mode.

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  • Rajesh Pai
    Rajesh Pai Jan 31, 2010

    Start the hooked system and start copying the data from problem HDD to hooked system HDD, after the system boots.



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  • Rajesh Pai
    Rajesh Pai Jan 31, 2010

    sorry for the delay...



    If the hooked system is having any operating system, then boot and using mycomputer you can see your old HDD & present hooked system HDD. Copy the old HDD data to present hooked system HDD.



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