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Old 12-14-2012, 01:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi iv put my old harddrive in to my new machine the harddrive is coming up on my computer know but when i double click it i get a message saying drive D is not formatted do you want to format it ?

i dont want to format it as i have files saved on the harddrive

what do i do to see my files on that harddrive without formatting

thank you

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Old 12-14-2012, 03:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What was the previous filesystem of the drive? Try booting into a Linux Live CD (such as Ubuntu) to see if you can read it from in there.
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