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Windows 7: Need help backing up harddrive from broken laptop

21 Jun 2013   #1

Widows 7 x64 home premium
Need help backing up harddrive from broken laptop

I got a harddrive enclosure, and plugged in into the computer I am going to put the files on, but it shows up on the computer as system reserved K: 70.3 MB free of 99.9MB
My hard drive is 500GB

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21 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

What you are seeing is the system partition and should not be edited at all. Everyone should have one if they have Windows 7.

Need help backing up harddrive from broken laptop-disk.jpg

Could you go to Start > Computer and show me the list of drives that you can see available? To attach a screenshot follow this tutorial - Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

After that could you also upload a screenshot of your disk management similar to my one. To do this follow this tutorial - Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

Many Thanks,
Josh! :)

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21 Jun 2013   #3

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In harddisk enclosure is harddisk of broken machine? Does new machine see the disk.. it sees system reserved so I think it does.

Post disk managemnt screenshot with enclosure attached
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

What files do you want to copy from enclosure?
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