Opening an external hard drive

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Hard Drive Installation
Microsoft Windows XP
I am trying to open an external hard drive in Windows XP and it will not open. How do I open it. It was I think a backup from another computer that ran Windows 8.

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It could be formatted with a different file system. Or it could be encrypted. There are lots of variables. Provide us some more info and we’ll see if we can help.

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  • TomLiotta
    ...and it will not open.   What happens when you try? How have you determined that the drive should work under Windows XP?   Tom
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