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Windows 7: Hard Drive Rescue

23 Dec 2009   #1

Hard Drive Rescue

Hello all, I need to resolve the following issue and need assistance:
ISSUE: I have a dell desktop that has gone into failure unkown. Valueable music libraries are stored on the hard drive. I suspect the hard drive is still intact!
QUESTION: Can I extract the hard drive from the terminal machine which was an XP pro 32 bit and install to a healthy 64 bit Windows 7 machine and retrieve and back up the music libraries?

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23 Dec 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64

Yes you should be able to
At worst the 7OS will deny you access to the other HDD but you can easily change permissions/ownership of the other HDD to gain full access.

Remove whatever files you want, format it then you got a spare hdd
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