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How do I get data off of 0ld internal hard drives (that are no longer


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HonoluluDoug

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Thanks for reading my post.

Over the years I have owned many computers. As easy one became obsolete and I replace it with a new one, I removed and kept the hard drive from my old one. Now I have several of these lying around and I want to see what files/data is on them and if it's worth keeping.

I would hope that by now someone has developed hardware that would allow me to plug in these old hard drives via a USB port in my new computer. But I haven't been able to find any such device.

Does anyone have any idea of how I can retrieve this data?

Thanks,

Doug
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Neil Jones

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External Hard Disk Enclosures.
Pop your drive into one of these, connect it up, plug it in, plug it into a USB port, found new hardware, up it comes as Drive E/F/G/H, etc.
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Kemasa

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There is also an adapter which you can use with the drive out of the case. I would have to try to find the information on that (there was another thread about it).
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The Skeptic

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Have a look at this link.
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