laptop hard drive help
Fixing friends laptop. Old hard drive would not boot any longer so I replaced it, reinstalled windows etc... I took the old hard drive and put it into a 2.5" hard drive enclosure expecting that though it wouldn't boot, I should still be able to pull files off it if it was just seen as an extra external drive. When I plug in the USB cable, it powers up, and I can feel it spinning, but the drive never gets recognized by the computer. The sound you usually hear under XP when something gets plugged in through USB never happens and the drive does not show up in My Computer. To get data recovered professionally will be ~$700 so I doubt he wants to do that. Does anyone have any ideas of what I could do to try and just get it working long enough to pull data off? Thank you for any advice.
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