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I have windows vista just had a new hard drive installed the data off the old drive has been put onto an hdd caddy how do I load it back onto the new hard drive of my computer, the caddy is a plug in via a usb

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Plug the hdd caddy into your computer with the new hard drive. Find the caddy in the Computer icon and restore the files back to the new drive.
When you insert the usb cable from the caddy into a USB port on your notebook, Vista will automatically recognize it and open a dialog box. Choose to view files and folders.
\015\012Open another Window using Explorer and resize it so you can see the contents of your C: drive.
\015\012Then simply drag your files and folders from the caddy to the C: drive where you want them.
\015\012Remember that transferring program files will NOT help you as many of the files needed to run a program are located in other folders such as yours Windows directory. You will need to reinstall any software you wish to use.
\015\012This method is strictly for data transfer, as an example all your pictures, documents, spreadsheets, etc.
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