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Old 04-04-2007, 06:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Use desktop PC's hard drive with my laptop

My desktop computer's mobo just died, and I have a new one on order. But I hate the wait, and am wondering if it is possible to use my hard drive from that computer with my laptop easily? Could someone post how?

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Old 04-05-2007, 08:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Use desktop PC's hard drive with my laptop

well if you just want to access the data on the hard drive then you can buy a cheap external harddrive case that you can connect to your laptop via USB/Firewire port.

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Yeah, an external USB case would be the easiest way. They quite cheap and simple enough to use.
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if he has the time to wait for an external HDD caddy then he has the time to wait for a new mobo
i would just put the hard drive in another Desktop computer and access the files over the network

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