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Old 03-01-2009, 10:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all,

1st time here. really hope someone out there can help me, I'm desperate! :drool:

system board is done - how to get info off harddrive.

I have power to the machine, it just won't turn on. I realize that I will have to remove the harddrive from the tower but then what? How do i get the info that I need off it?

Please help.
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Old 03-01-2009, 11:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You will have to slave the drive to another PC and get your data off it that way.
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if you got another comp you can run it though via usb with USB 2.0 to IDE / SATA Converter Cable by Eforcity - PCABUSBX0017 - Buy.com its worth it
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You can also just put the drive in another computer as a slave drive like mak said, khanster . Shouldn't have to buy anything else then; unless the drive is SATA and another SATA cable is needed.
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