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10-18-2008

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Rescue and Recovery - How do I restore data to another comptr since my laptop hard drive crashed???

2011-08-31, 1:51 AM

My T60P 8744-C9U hard drive died.  Test: BIOS encounters read errors when doing a  test - WinXP boot cd cannot find C drive.

But fortunately I did frequent backups to a USB external drive .... hum.....

So - HOW DO I RESTORE THE DATA FROM THE USB EXTERNAL DRIVE THAT WAS CREATED WITH R&R onto my other computer so I can work - a desktop - Quad XP 64 - not a Lenovo product !!!

 

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01-22-2010

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Re: Rescue and Recovery - How do I restore data to another comptr since my laptop hard drive crashed

2011-08-31, 13:07 PM

You're not going to be able to do a complete restoration onto a totally different computer, but you should be able to connect your external drive to the desktop and retrieve specific files and folders.

 

The only way to do a complete restoration is to get a new drive for the T60, download R&R and restore from the backup, unless you burned recovery discs, then you could restore from those and then use the backup.

 

Dave  


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