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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jclare1981, Jul 24, 2006.

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  1. jclare1981

    jclare1981 Thread Starter

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    Hi!

    Working on some older model computers, have a really old HD that I am wondering about putting in to a slightly newer computer. The hard drive comes from a cpu that has 5.44 floppy drive so I assume it is very old and very small. Am I gonna blow up?:eek:

    Thanks for any help you can offer
     
  2. EasY_TargeT

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    it should be ok, as long as its still a pata drive. There shoudlnt be any problems. Except it will probably be <1gb.
     
  3. Jones

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    I agree with Easy. It should detect it, since IDE connection technology really hasn't changed. Hardly seems worth the trouble though, since it's likely a teensy weensy hard drive. You could probably fit more onto a USB flash drive. ;)
     
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