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Copying files from an unrecognized drive

In my computer, I have a formatted 80 Gb Western Digital HD running Windows XP Pro. I also have an old 7 Gb Seagate HD with no operating system, which I'm using as a slave drive, for storage. The other evening, when I went to move some files/folders into "storage" I clicked on my D drive (slave), and was informed that the drive was not formatted, and would I like to format it now? Obviously I clicked "No" because I need the folders that are on it. I then rebooted into DOS, punched up me D drive, typed in "dir" and saw that all my folders were still there, although I can't seem to get to them. Since Windows isn't recognizing my slave drive, Is there a way in DOS that I can copy my folders (directories) to my C drive? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Since you could boot dos...

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Did you run CHKDSK or SCANDISK on said drive?

bob

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Ran Scandisk...

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I ran Scandisk as you suggested, and in the process of scanning, a dialog box popped up with this message: "The file allocation tables (Fats) on this drive do not match. Scandisk has determined that
copy 1 is the best copy. If you choose to fix it, Scandisk will replace copy 2 of the Fat with copy 1.
I clicked on "fix It" and then I had to go out for a couple hours. When I got back it said it was still fixing the problem. Obviously, something is still not right here...

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