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My harddrive went down I have been able to recover the data with the spotmau program but can not get drive to boot--what can I do the dardrive is a maxtor with xp os

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Hi,
Spotmau is a great program and not only for recovery so It's a great choice! However I had the same problem with booting. (I'm using Windows XP as well)
Here is what I did and I hope it will help you: 1. You will need to get an extra harddrive. 2. Boot and install XP on the harddrive. 3. Have both drives installed on your CPU. 4. Using Spotmau copy the recovered data from one drive to the other. 5. Boot the drive in the traditional fashion (data will now be lost). 6. Copy the data. on the fresh drive.
Hope this helps, Traian

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