Windows 10: Finding user data on old HD Solved

  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    Finding user data on old HD

    Old XP computer is dead. Purchased enclosure for the hard drive. Connected to my laptop running Windows 10. HD is recognized, but I can't find my user files, such as documents and photos. Any ideas?
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    Can you see any files at all or is the disk recognized but seems to be empty?

    If you can see some files your user data will probably be in \Documents and Settings rather than \Users
    Windows XP Folders and Locations vs. Windows 7 and Vista - TechNet Articles
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