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thelonepiper

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Hi i need help copying an file from this hard drive "seagate barracuda 7200.9"

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to the one in my computer "western digital wd800 " dose any one know a good way to do this or guide for doing this.the only guides i found were about external hard drives.
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Kemasa

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The Seagate disk, based on a quick web search, appears to be a SATA drive. The Western Digital appears to be an EIDE (Parallel ATA).

You would need both a SATA controlled and a EIDE controller in the same machine. One way to accomplish that is to buy an external case to put one of the disks in. There is also a test device which allows you connect a drive for testing, for example:

http://techgage.com/..._to_usb_adapter

If your computer does not have both controllers, you could also buy a controller for it, but personally I think an external case is more useful since you can use it for backups.
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