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Connecting my old hard drive outside of my new computer


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2jimbo2

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I have an old hard drive that I can not install in my new computer because of the type of plugs in the new computer. Is there some device that I can plug my old hard drive into and run a ubs cord to the new computer to read and retrieve files?
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Kemasa

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If the old drive is a EIDE drive, you can get an external USB case to put it in. If your new machine does not have any IDE channels, you can also get a cheap card to install in the machine, if you wanted to, but an external USB case tends to work well.
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Jack123

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01 2jimbo2 – [Internal Drive Enclosure Adapter]

2jimbo2 – Welcome to – Geeks to Go –

I have an old hard drive that I can not install in my new computer because of the type of plugs in the new computer. Is there some device that I can plug my old hard drive into and run a ubs cord to the new computer to read and retrieve files?


Yes – depending on the – [age] – [size] – [Interfacing] & [formatting] – You can convert your -Internal Hard-disk Drive to an external high-speed mobile drive with a – [Hard Drive Enclosure Kit] –

Example Link for 3.5 Inch Drive –

3.5 Inch Internal - [USB External Drive-Adapter Kit] -
http://www.adaptec.c...ures/ACS-100NK/

FAQ on Adapter
http://www.adaptec.c.../ACS100_faq.htm

Product comparison – for different sizes
http://www.adaptec.c...tor/enclosures/

More selections
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Edited by Jack123, 12 June 2006 - 02:03 AM.

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