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Half Baked Advice - from Sunday Times today

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Half Baked Advice - from Sunday Times today

See the attached picture.
Several problems spring to mind - after spending £30 on a drive cradle.
1. The other drives are almost certainly formatted in NTFS and Windows 98 won't see them
2. If you don't add a drivespace.ini file it still won't work
3. Will a standard Win 98 boot disk see an external USB drive without adding special drivers to the boot disk - I doubt it
A more obvious solution is to put it back into the Win98 machine and copy the data to a CD or floppy
I really wonder about Nigel Powell's knowledge level.
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Re: Half Baked Advice - from Sunday Times today

Theres many ways to skin a cat Wink
I need a new signature... i'm bored of the old one!
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Re: Half Baked Advice - from Sunday Times today

In fairness the question was "I have a hard drive" not "I have a computer", and if they did still have the old computer in bootable condition then it ought to be a no-brainer.
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Re: Half Baked Advice - from Sunday Times today

But following the steps in the answer wouldn't work for the reasons I gave