My computer just died and
won't boot, and before I put it to be repaired I want to back up my
data onto my brother's computer by putting my hard drive in his
computer as a second drive.My drive contains everything from my old
computer (windows, installations and music etc.)
However his PC
has a RAID set up and I don't know if it will work. Is it possible to
add another hard drive as a second drive to a computer with a RAID set
I don't plan to boot to this drive or anything, I just want
to copy over some of my files so I don't lose them. Is this even
possible if the drive has windows installed?
Also, the drive has
no jumper on it. It is a SATA Seagate Barracuda 160GB, and I researched
this on the internet and it said that the drive will configure itself
automatically. Is this true?
The raid setup should be fine.
You should be able to just plug in the drive to a sata slot on his motherboard and plug in a power cord and boot it up. It will show up under my computer as drive d most likely. sata drives dont need jumpers that only for older ide drives.
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