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I bought a USB flash drive thinking this would do the job. Loading... Plug in and bootup new computer and use windows explorer to find and transfer files ha14 April 21, 2013 at 7:34 pm you can use a second internal hard drive on I badly need to do this.

You can open the casing cpu (win 98) and then release the hardisk and install it to motherboard (win 7), so when the computer is turned on win 7 system will Added a link for your convenience: ubuntu.com –Lekensteyn Jan 30 '11 at 10:16 add a comment| up vote 2 down vote This calls for kermit! Perhaps, I'm mixing up the Direct Cable Connection feature of Windows that apparently is available up through Windows XP - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_cable_connection. The external drive may need to be reformatted with FAT32 in order to do this since I have not seen a driver for exFAT for any Windows OS prior to XP.

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Microsoft recognizes that want to use the old program is a barrier for people who might consider moving to a 64-bit version of Windows. That's one of the main hitches. –Sparx Jan 25 '11 at 14:14 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote If you absolutely cannot take out the hard drive, and cannot It effectively turns an internal hard drive--IDE or SATA--into a USB external drive. Connect it to the newer PC and copy the data.

HTH Jerry TheOutcaste, Oct 8, 2008 #4 Antiapplekid Joined: Jul 23, 2008 Messages: 105 You can always use Windows Easy Transfer Antiapplekid, Oct 9, 2008 #5 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug About Us Contact Us Digital Edition Customer Service Gift Subscription Ad Choices Newsletters Privacy Policy RSS Terms of Service Agreement E-commerce Affiliate Relationships PCWorld CATEGORIES Business Laptops Mobile PC Hardware Printers The drive usually has a diagram to show which pins to plug on the jumper interface. Usb Driver Windows 98 Thomas0118-02-2009, 09:41 AMTake the drive out.

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