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Accessing laptop hard drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Doctor Kazefa, Jan 12, 2011.

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  1. Doctor Kazefa

    Doctor Kazefa Thread Starter

    Mar 17, 2007
    Hi folks,

    My laptop recently died, and I'd like to salvage some information off the hard drive. I was planning to put the HD in an external HD case and connect it to another computer, but the laptop HD seems to have some different kind of power connection. Seems like it does have SATA. What kind of cord would I need to power the HD in this external enclosure? Is there anything special I should know about these laptop HDs?

    This is the hard drive:

    Doctor Kazefa
  2. olryst


    Nov 14, 2002
    It should just be the sata power connector, does it look like a larger version of the sata connector?
  3. Hughv


    Jul 22, 2006
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