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Old Novel HD from a 3.x server
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Old Novel HD from a 3.x server

Old Novel HD from a 3.x server

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up until 2 months ago we had this old Novel server that was still left on so that we could get to some old files; didn't migrate these files because of lack of space on the current MS SBS.  All the 'important' data was indeed migrated.  Server crashed but the hard drive still worked.
I removed that HD and threw away the rest of the P3 No-name computer.

Although NOT critical, there are some data on that HD that we would like to see.

The question is:  could I add this HD to an exsisting Windows XP or Small Business Server and view those files via Windows explorer?  Or would I have to build (from scratch) a new computer, install Novell 3.x (if I can still find it) and mount this drive onto that newly build machine?

Zamuk

RE: Old Novel HD from a 3.x server

Windows will not read that disk, it's the wrong file system type. 3.x would be pre-NSS, I'd be surprised if you found any other OS that would read it.

"We must fall back upon the old axiom that when all other contingencies fail, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." - Sherlock Holmes

RE: Old Novel HD from a 3.x server

there used to be something like nimo or something like that you could mount this with

or find the floppy and scratch the head a gain

been a long time since i played with 3

RE: Old Novel HD from a 3.x server

Captain Nemo Pro v4 can be found here.

Have Fun!

Used it few years back for just such an occasion. Works great.

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