Hard Drive Problems... Help?
Posted 25 January 2012 - 01:09 AM
Ok, the problem: I have an old IBM Personal Computer 350 running Win98 First Edition and an Acer laptop running Vista. I'd like to know how to remove the IBM's hard drive and connect it to the laptop as an external drive. I've read about people doing it all over the place, but I just can't find any how-to's on it! I need to get the files from one to the other, and I really don't want to mess anything up! So please, any info on just how to do this, or a link on how to do it, would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks for taking the time to read this!
Posted 25 January 2012 - 08:18 AM
This post has been edited by coastie65: 25 January 2012 - 08:18 AM
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 08:55 AM
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xotic sager np6175
xotic sager np9130
Asus ROG G75VW-RS72 17.3
Other laptops that I had in the past:
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 09:23 AM
You need to buy either an IDE-USB adapter, or an IDE-USB enclosure. I generally recommend an adapter for a one-shot move, and the enclosure if you plan to keep the old drive as an external drive. However, it looks like the enclosures are a bit cheaper these days.