Originally Posted by MalignantBC
I'm actually using a laptop. Right now I have it hooked up vis sata to USB into my laptop. and I'd rather not get an enclosure. I can read it, I just to to take command of it so I can transfer data
Not 100% clear what you are attempting to do but...
If it is a "NTFS" Format, which it should be if its just a windows OS drive. it should show up in your my computer folder. However, if you are having issues, you can go to your "Device manager" then to "Disk Management"
There you should be able to see whether your sisters drive is detecting