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Old 04-19-2005, 09:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop to PC Hard Drive Adapter

Here is the cousins laptop boots into windows but at the welcome screen it freezes. So I used a linux live cd and it booted fine, what a surprise the problem was with windows. The people he bought the lappy from gave him only a system restore disk that wipes the hard drive and reinstalls windows. This would be fine if it wasn't for the fact that he has a lot of music on there that he doesn't want to lose. Now I need a laptop to pc hard drive adapter to copy the files to my computer so we can reinstall windows on his then copy them back over. Does anyone know where I could get one?

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Old 04-20-2005, 02:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I got an adapter off ebay that allows you to plug your hdd from your laptop into the IDE cables on your desktop.........It was only a couple dollars at most.
IBM T22 laptop,900mhz p3,20g hdd,512mb ram

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IBM Netvista 933 mhz p3,10g hdd,256 mb ram

Winbook laptop 400mhz p2

Dell 4600 2.8g cpu,120g hdd,256 mb ram(On bottom of list where pc of **** belongs)

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