PC won't boot - how do I get to files

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clocker33 - Sep 4, 2008 at 02:01 PM
 Anonymous - Sep 4, 2008 at 03:30 PM
Hello,
I have a PC running on XP that stopped in the middle of a defrag. Now it won't reboot even from CD. I have another PC and ext. HD. Is there some way get files off of it and then do a clean install?
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Just take the said hard drive and place it in your other computer to boot up. If it's a Windows 2000+ machine, it should be able to read the files on the drive.