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Old 02-25-2021, 11:45 AM   #1
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Default hdd drive with pictures and files how to connect an transfer to other computer

Hi good people,my son brought me a computer with an old version of Linux 1604 that when goes through booting process it stuck on terminal ,[SDB] Asking for cache failed ,some times after a lot of rebooting and repairing in the recovery it goes to desktop, it takes a few tries to boot to desktop , it wont update and can't transfer files to usb or cdR can't connect to internet,it just wont do normal functions,i want to transfer pictures from this HDD to a USB or CD how can i go about to connect this hard drive to a working computer and collet these pics,or try to fix this ops.thanks
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Old 02-25-2021, 11:52 AM   #2
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Just connect it as a second drive in the working computor, It will show up as a second hard drive and you can copy the pictures. Or use a live cd (bootable copy of linux) and boot from the cd, the hard drive content should be accessible

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Old 02-25-2021, 02:18 PM   #3
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Just connect it as a second drive in the working computor, It will show up as a second hard drive and you can copy the pictures. Or use a live cd (bootable copy of linux) and boot from the cd, the hard drive content should be accessible
Thanks I'll try.
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Old 02-25-2021, 03:10 PM   #4
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Thanks ,i forgot completely that i have a sata HDD caddy that i use to clone OPS and use the DVD drive slot,i think i can use it for this,
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