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Installing My Slave Hardrive Without Losing Information


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#1 BigHav

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Posted 05 September 2006 - 06:00 PM

I decided to get a new computer.

My only option right now to save my old files is to remove the hardrives and put them in my new comp as slave drives... or I might have to do it 1 by 1 I dunno how many hardrive slots it will have. Because the computer that i had broke down and i cant just transfer it with an external hardrive.

the thing is I remember having problem with my last computer where I put the slave drive in and it often got corrupted... I would double click on the C drive and I couldnt open it... then I would have to reformat the computer and lose all my files.

Is there anyway I can avoid this? Have any of you heard of this problem before?

and are all hardrives different? I remember you had to move the pins to a certain spot to notify if its a slave drive, or the main hardrive... is there any website where i can look it up... or do I need to search for the instructions that came with my old hardrive?

Thx for all the information I really appreciate it.. the info on the hardrive is priceless to me because I produce music and I only backed up so many things on cds (my dumbass should've bought an external hardrive a long time ago).....


but I have so much that wasnt backed up. thx

Edited by BigHav, 05 September 2006 - 06:02 PM.


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#2 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 05 September 2006 - 08:41 PM

Info on how to install a second drive can be found HERE.
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Posted 05 September 2006 - 09:47 PM

thx




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