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Windows 7: Old hdd will not show up in "my computer"

26 Oct 2012   #11
mlevy

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
To the best of my recollection, it used FAT32. You may try a Linux distro to recover the data and then format it.
98 also used FAT (or FAT16). Win 7 should be able to read it anyway.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 3D Jed View Post
In the OPs device manager screenshot the drive is listed as SCSI. Does this mean a SCSI driver is needed ?
I was thinking the same thing but if that was the case I don't think the drive would even show until the driver was installed, it would just appear as an "unrecognized device".


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30 Oct 2012   #12
bigbuffs

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Sorry i was unable to figure out a solution to this problem so i gave the computer back to my friend and told him I didnt want to risk losing the data so i was unable to get it to work.
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