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Windows XP Pro on both.

Thomas McLeod wrote:

>What operating systems are you running on the desktop and the laptop?
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>Quoting Ernie Buford <[log in to unmask]>:
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>>Chris Moran wrote:
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>>>Quoting Steve Cavrak <[log in to unmask]>:
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>>>>On Sep 23, 2004, at 4:00 PM, Ernie Buford wrote:
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>>>>>Could this drive be put in a desktop system in order to recover
>>>>>data from the drive without booting from it?
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>>>>It's often possible to put them in an external drive ... e.g. firewire.
>>>>There are a number of "upgrade" kits that let you do this ... update
>>>>your computer and get a backup drive out of the deal.
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>>>Hahaha.. always with the complicated option.
>>>I'm sure you've already seen the easy option of using an adaptor.
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>>  Yeah, I tried using an adapter.  Tried jumper settings for slave and
>>cable select,
>>   and tried the drive on both primary & secondary IDE ribbons.  But in
>>only one
>>   configuration was I able to get the system to boot off its own system
>>drive, and
>>   then the laptop drive was "not found" even though it was correctly
>>identified
>>   in IDE diagnostics.
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>>   I believe this is Dell weirdness.  We have only Dell PCs, and my
>>"customer" has
>>   gone off to try a more generic PC somewhere else (where I suspect it will
>>   work).
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>>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Ernest W. Buford
>> Rubenstein School of Environment
>>   and Natural Resources
>> University of Vermont
>> Burlington, VT  05405
>> (802) 656-3324
>> http://www.uvm.edu/envnr/sal/
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 Ernest W. Buford
 Rubenstein School of Environment
   and Natural Resources
 University of Vermont
 Burlington, VT  05405
 (802) 656-3324
 http://www.uvm.edu/envnr/sal/
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