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Old 05-19-2008, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have found an old emachines m5116 laptop as i was haveing a clean out. i remember it catching fire and burning some of the circuit boards. i have taken out the hard drive and it looks in good shape. how would i be able to view the contents as the laptop is now broken? i have a desktop computer at the moment. is it possible to fit it to that? computer novice so all help would be appreciated.


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Could try getting an external drive enclosure made for laptops. I'm guessing its and IDE drive that's in it (had 40-or so pin on it like a normal HDD?).
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