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Old 06-05-2006, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop HDD as USB2 drive


I've recently ditched my old Dell 5100 laptop but I kept the Hitachi DK23EB 40 gig HDD.

Can I simply place this HDD in a 2.5" enclosure and connect it to my PC to be used as an external HDD? Any power issues?



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Old 06-05-2006, 08:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ya, it will work fine.

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Yep you'll be fine
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