[ubuntu] Help with SATA wire

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Let me try to explain properly here and see if you can help me. My old HP laptop crapped out after I had a new HDD installed. The new HDD was Linux based and had Ubuntu as an op sys (which I loved). So before getting rid of the laptop I removed the drive. Yesterday I bought an Apricorn SATA Wire USB to hook to it so that I can get the 7600 songs that are on that drive OFF of it. I have two systems with which to attempt this. Both are Windows, one Vista and one XP. Both systems will will "see" the drive both in the Device Manager AND in Disk Management. HOWEVER, neither will see it i (Hardware)