Originally Posted by ryder
ok also, right now the dead/frozen HD has windows on it..
do i need to load win onto a diff hd, start up the comp, then add the frozen HD to grab the data off it? or can i just put the frozen HD in as the main HD and have it lod win and transfer the data off it to a usb stick
You should plug it into a separate computer, preferably one with a lot of hard drive space. After all, if you manage to get the drive running even for a moment, you want to be able to copy stuff from it. That's the point, after all! Absolutely DO NOT ATTEMPT TO BOOT FROM IT.