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You can put this drive in to another PC and get the data off that way

This drive would need to be set as slave to the native drive on the other PC
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Okay, well, I guess that's my only option. Thank you so much Keith, I appreciate your help.
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No need to replace the computer if you want to keep the old one. what you should do is remove your hard disks and install them, one after the other, as slaves on another computer and backup your valuable data to the other computer's hard disk or to an external storage device (cd, usb HD). after that reinstall your disks back into your computer and perform a clean installation of windows (reformatting the disks in the process). After having a fresh installation you can reinstall your backed up files.

Can you or perform this task?
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That's a great idea and I will try it, but I have no idea how to remove the disks and make them act as slaves on another computer. Is there any place you know to go to research that or links to easy directions? I appreciate it so much!
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Have a look through this

http://www.helpwithp...-hard-drive.htm

Post back if you need help with it

You can format this drive when you get the data off
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