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Can't get file to open off old hard drive

Ok, I purchsed a HP and the fire dogs said my Hard drive from my dell will not fit in the new HP so it was placed in a hard drive enclosure IDE (ATA) hard disk drive HI-SPEED USB 2.0 NHDE35 I can get the HP vista to see it but cant get any of my information off the drive and the instructions just tell how to install it what do I do, I have over 2k photos on it and all my contact information such nas email address in outlook and vista don't use outlook,

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  • hrosita Jul 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. Wondering if Vista cannot read a drive formated under XP or if I need to move the device's

    cable select setting?

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Vista runs NTFS...if your old XP-based machine was not, try converting to it (you'll probably need to put back in the old machine to do it)...I don't think that's the problem though as my older XP-based computer was running NTFS & my Vista-based machine keeps dinging & asking to try USB 2.0...It is USB 2.0,I then tried the setup disk and it says I have to remove the current 2.0 driver already in the Vista (I don't think so!)...I'm thinking that a Vista driver (from whatever sourse) will be needed,,,lacking that I'll return mine to Best Buy and try another brand that supports Vista.

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  • JoeRoscoe Jul 23, 2008

    A follow up to the previous post...I set the jumper on enclosed HD to "master" and everything is operating fine.

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