Big HDs troubles


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I have a computer with a master 40 GB HD, running Windows XP home Edition.
Last week-end I added a second HD (60 MB) but I forgotten to properly set
the jumper (master, slave…) before I switched it on. The computer was not
able to start, so I switched it off and I set the jumper in this way: 60 GB
HD as master and 40 GB HD as slave.
After this I switched on the computer and I installed Windows XP on the 60
GB HD.
Now the problems are:
at BIOS level the computer recognise the second HD but windows does not see it
I have a lot of data I don’t wont to lose on the 40 GB HD (slave)

How can I recover the data from the 40GB HD ?

Thank you in advance for any suggestion
PC
 
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ricardo

cabba said:
I have a computer with a master 40 GB HD, running Windows XP home Edition.
Last week-end I added a second HD (60 MB) but I forgotten to properly set
the jumper (master, slave…) before I switched it on. The computer was not
able to start, so I switched it off and I set the jumper in this way: 60 GB
HD as master and 40 GB HD as slave.
After this I switched on the computer and I installed Windows XP on the 60
GB HD.
Now the problems are:
at BIOS level the computer recognise the second HD but windows does not see it
I have a lot of data I don’t wont to lose on the 40 GB HD (slave)

How can I recover the data from the 40GB HD ?

Thank you in advance for any suggestion
PC
Use the disk manager that comes with XP. You will have to log on with
administrative privledges then click on Start then right click My
Computer then Manage and from there you can access Disk Management.
Then click on the 40GB hard disk and assign a drive letter to it and you
will be on your way.
 

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