I have an old SATA HDD out of a Dell laptop that wont boot up windows anymore because of a missing file (hal.dll) or something like that. I have it hooked into my new tower and i have done every fix i could find online about it but none seem to work. I can see the drive in my computer, I have set the ownership to my new computer and all the privelidges and everything. It is still giving me the access denied message when i try and open the drive. In my computer it does not show the capacity of the HDD which could be a problem, but it does show 3 different partitions in the disk management screen but only lets me do anything with one of them. There is a 39 MB partition and a 4.7 GB partition that i cannot do anything with. I just want to get all my old pictures and music off of my old HDD PLEASE help!!!!