Slave drive needs to be formatted

By truterj2 ยท 4 replies
Mar 14, 2005
  1. Help?
    Is their any way I can recover my data on Slave HD?
    When I want to open my Slave drive a message pops up that says my drive is not formatted.
    I really do not want to format the drive untill I tried to recover some DATA.
  2. dopefisher

    dopefisher TS Rookie Posts: 444

    have you tried making your slave the master and backing up from there?

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  3. truterj2

    truterj2 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Please explain.
    Sorry, but I am still learning.
    Their is no Operating system installed on the slave . Only saved DATA.
    When I make my slave A master drive , how will I go ahead to work on Drive?
  4. dopefisher

    dopefisher TS Rookie Posts: 444

    are you running windows xp? if so, is the slave hard drive from a computer with a different operating system, such as a mac?
  5. truterj2

    truterj2 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes I am runnning XP Pro Service pack 2.This slave hard drive use work with my existing master drive in the same box with XP on.When I had a look on my the slave drive on Disk Manager it does not show a file format.
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