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Windows 7: How do I get files off old IDE hard drive onto new comp

10 Dec 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

I am guessing it is not a jumper issue, if it detects the drive at all.

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10 Dec 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)

You're probably right... I had some old Maxtors that did weird stuff when jumped as a slave without an actual slave on the channel...
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10 Dec 2009   #13

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate


Should have tried it earlier!!!!

I was using the power supply that came with the IDE to USB device i have for convenience as the leads from the power supply in the case are all nicely tied in a bundle and this IDE drive is outside my case.

Now that I have plugged it into a propper power supply it is totally okay.

I've installed teracopy also and it is being used although i don't think it is needed anymore tbh but good to have all the same.

This really should have dawned on me earlier.

Thanks again for everyones help!!
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10 Dec 2009   #14

Windows 7 Professional x64

Great! Glad you got it working.
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