Multiple Windows internal hard drives.

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Tbisurvive
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Multiple Windows internal hard drives.

Post by Tbisurvive »

Image I have a USB 3.0 to SATA adapter and I'm trying to recover data from my old Windows internal hard drives. When I turn on the adapter, I see that the drive is connected to the computer. But, none of them ever mount properly. I tried to attach a picture of the error that I see.

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Re: Multiple Windows internal hard drives.

Post by gittiest personITW »

Welcome to the forums.

Can you go to the Start Menu, type in 'disks' and see if the drives mount using that program.
So, when you see the drives/partitions, click on the one you are looking to get your data from, then press the triangle icon. There may be permission issues, or it may work without a problem - post back and let us know, even if you need more detailed info.
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Re: Multiple Windows internal hard drives.

Post by BG405 »

Maybe the disk is in a "locked" state due to Windows' "fast boot"? I'll have to look for the destructions again as to how to remove the hiberfile.sys or whatever it is.

Should still mount as read-only though?
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