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Thanks for the reply, the system is now trying to boot the hd, but it is saying that it has an unknown filesystem, I have done some research and it seems that this version of Linux does not have support for NTFS file systems...
Does anybody have any good software that I could use without having to recompile the kernel?
No it doesn't. I have to build it into FC7 and FC6 by command
yum -y install ntfs-3g
ntfs-3g is not available to FC4 and older. (possibly FC5 too but can't be sure)
If the OP's intention is to copy the files only and the destination is a fat32 partition then there would be no need to install ntfs-3f, which is to assist writing on ntfs partitions. All modern Linux has no problem in reading a ntfs partition.
If this is the case the reddazz's instruction modified to