[CQ-Contest] Off-Topic e-mail question

Dave Hachadorian k6ll at arrl.net
Sat Oct 20 16:35:53 EDT 2012

I will guess that your old drive is IDE and your new drive is 
SATA.  Do you have a computer wonk friend with an IDE 
motherboard?  She could temporarily install your old drive as a 
second hard drive, and put your contacts on a USB stick.

Or you could buy one of these enclosures:
Install your old drive in the enclosure and connect it to the new 
computer via USB cable.  This method allows you to get ALL the 
data from your old drive, and also lets you use the old drive to 
back up data from all of the computers in your house.

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, Arizona

-----Original Message----- 
From: Carol Richards
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2012 4:14 PM
To: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Off-Topic e-mail question


I had a computer crash....motherboard gone, but hard drive saved. 
Unfortunately the hard drive was not compatible with the new 
motherboard. A new hard drive was installed and most of the 
contents of my previous hard drive were transferred to the new 
hard drive. Unfortunately all of my e-mail contacts on the old 
hard drive did not make it over.

Is there anyway that I can get the contact list from my old hard 
drive imported into the new drive?

I am getting desparate...

Thanks carol
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