A full format will reallocate or remove any bad sectors it does take a lot longer but may be worth the time. I figure this will be my new C drive, on which I will load a legal copy of XP Pro which I own from the purchase of an ill-fated Dell. (Cracked If not, manually restart it. My old computer died but its IDE drive was perfectly fine so it seemed obvious to me to install the old IDE drive into my new computer as a second drive. http://wphomeguide.com/hard-drive/problem-with-slave-hdd.php
Thanks Jacqui Best December 7, 2007 11:06 am Reply # Barbara- They are correct, you can just transfer the files across, with the jump drive. I've been trying to resurrect an old wheel alignment system for the shop I work at. primate January 13, 2008 11:37 pm Reply # My Western Digital 2500 (from a Gateway) doesn't have an obvious slave setting. Can you tell if the slave drive is seen in the BIOS? http://www.wikihow.com/Configure-Master-and-Slave-in-BIOS-for-Two-Hard-Drive-Disk-in-a-Single-System
I need to know the file system of the corrupt frive to give you the right software. If you've got an HDD over 5 years old, consider it ready to die at any moment. I could then copy all the old files onto the new 1 TB SATA drive at my leisure, which made the migration much easier than using the backup CDs.
I am glad to have helped… Dave jhazeph July 1, 2008 11:45 pm Reply # can i slave hard drive on my notebook? Today's machines derail people as they set the drive to SLAVE and new spiffy machines actually need the drive set to CABLE SELECT and then plugged into the SLAVE CONNECTOR.It's the The fact that your laptop sees the drive means that you can use data recovery software to recover the files, even though Windows want to format the drive. Master Slave Hard Drive Jumper Settings Deborah S September 3, 2008 5:05 pm Reply # Thank you Michael, I thought that was the way to go.
I don't think there is any physical problem with the drive. Sata Hard Drive Slave Jumper Setting But I was wondering if there is something else that I could do. DTI Data Recovery October 4, 2007 11:14 am Reply # Linda, What OS are you running? http://www.wikihow.com/Configure-Master-and-Slave-in-BIOS-for-Two-Hard-Drive-Disk-in-a-Single-System Now that I have the new one I need to get things off the old hard drive.
Now figure out where your additional drive is going to go. How To Slave A Hard Drive To Recover Data mark June 18, 2008 7:55 pm Reply # I have a Maxtor one touch mini (120 GB). I put the secondary in an usb enclosure, my laptop recognizes it, but when i click on it to access my files, it tells me that the disk must be formatted. I appreciate it! -LP DTI Data Recovery July 23, 2007 1:43 pm Reply # LP - the best software to use is Dart XP you can download a demo off of
kelly September 7, 2008 7:54 pm Reply # HELP…. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/23998-63-install-sata-hard-drive-slave-master-sata If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). How To Slave A Sata Hard Drive It's a great help if you get into troubles.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Many thanks to Kee, remusson and rhbass by grandpaw7 / August 26, 2004 11:16 Master Slave Hard Drive Setup total amature August 4, 2008 1:42 pm Reply # First, this blog is awesome!
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://wphomeguide.com/hard-drive/networking-laptop-with-desktop-slave-drive.php Can it be deleted without destroying the data you have stored on it? Strange as it sounds, I'd be happy to simply have the old 40G system working again under ME, and forget the upgrade. Now you have to do a serious defrag on the drive to get everything in order AND after you install the software on your new C:\ drive, you have to go How To Install A Second Sata Hard Drive In Windows 7
or would i have to back up my files and then reinstall my OW? However, as some readers pointed out, the process of adding an IDE drive is significantly more difficult than a SATA drive, so in the interests of completeness and for those of This is just to hold it in place while you do the recovery. this contact form Desi September 12, 2008 2:25 pm Reply # I have a laptop that says there is no OS.
Thank you for your quick response Dave June 20, 2008 10:14 am Reply # Sure the quickest way is to right mouse click on my computer. How To Slave A Laptop Hard Drive is there a way around this? At minimum, make sure you put the drive on IDE 2.
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I suppose there are even used hard drives available that have been replaced. PlayStation Vue: How Do They Compare? Slave External Hard Drive anyway, when my dad brought this computer home, we unplugged the compaq and connected the new one, btw its an emachines.
Utterly Lost August 23, 2007 11:50 pm Reply # OK, I was running a custom built machine, kinda my first step into the world of technology at it's best. MrBadgeratSharnbrook 13.041 görüntüleme 2:24 How to Set Up an IDE Master/Slave Configuration - Süre: 1:14. The following is a step by step walk through, with pictures on how to remove a hard drive from a computer, slave it to another and then be able to do I don't want to loose the data.
can you tell me what can i do, for recover all of files? (+/- 90gb) sorry my english many thank you val eric August 28, 2007 8:59 pm Reply # i
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