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Transferring Hard Drive ?


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baspinall

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I have a Sony Vaio laptop that just lost it's power supply. I have a new Vaio that I would like to transfer the old sony's hard drive info to. Can this be done since my old laptop will not power up?
Thanks for any help.

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You can but don't expect it to boot without a repair.
You'd do better putting it in an external caddy that you then plug into a USB port to get your data off it.

Oh yeah, some Sony Vaio laptops are a pain in the behind to get the hard drive out of. Last one I saw, had to take the entire back off, bend the cover half over and then struggle to unscrew the thing. Good luck :)
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