Always have system off before swaping cables and make sure that you are grounded.
Open case -> disconnect Optical drives -> Attach 20 gig drive to end ribbon cable from Optical drivers and power connection.
Boot system -> allow windows to find new Hwd, Re-boot may be needed, Use Wnds explorer to Drag and Drop files to new drive. When finished re-connect Optical drives.
Change jumper on 20 gig drive to cable connect. Jumper postion is marked on the top of the drive and the jumpers are located beside the 40 pin ribbon connector. Attact using center connector of ribbon cable going to new drive.Boot and use Windows Explorer to transfer files.
Purchase an USB external enclousre.
Attach old drive to device -> plug in after boot -> allow Windows to find and transfer files.
Need some help here, I have a 20 GB hard drive that is on its last legs, what is the best way for me to save the data from it onto my new system? The drive is currently running from windows 2000 pro and my new system is windows xp with sp2 and has a 200 gb hard drive. Can I move my old drive into the new sytsem and transfer the data over? And if so, please leave some detailed instructions.
Thanks in advance