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ide sata cable compatible w dos system HD (386)


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Carol D

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Hello dear techxperts

I have data on a still working 386 dos drive. I also have an ide - sata usb cable. wondering if a HD of this (ahem) vintage would work with the cable to transfer files to my vista laptop.

I also have a colorado tape drive on the same system, and am following up on trying to be able to transfer
the backup tape to a CD.

TIA
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you should be able to access the old drive via the IDE adapter. the drive should be in the FAT file system (hopefully) which vista can access.
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Hi dsenette

Thx for the reply - pretty sure it's a FAT format - going for it and crossing finger

Much appreciated
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