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Need help with product for transfering from old laptop HD

  1. #1


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    Need help with product for transfering from old laptop HD


    My old laptop crashed (completely gone) and i need to get files off (same ole story i know).... my question is this....will Sabrent USB stat/IDE hard drive converter do the job -- the plug doesnt look like it would fit my laptop hard drive. i have 2 drives in there that i need all my files off of.

    if this wont work, could you please direct me in the general direction of something that would work.... i unfortunately i do not have a 2nd bay to install the HD and my old laptop the vid card is fried.

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  2. #2


    USA, CA
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    WIN 7 PRO x64, WIN 8.1 PRO x64


    model of laptop? and was it in raid or just two separate drives inside?
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    win 8


    my new one is a dell insp 15 and my old one is an HP dv7 nr 3173 and it was 2 separate drives in the HP.... (i know it was a low end machine but i loved that damn laptop)
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    Posts : 4
    win 8


    I found a solution --- TheSABRENT USB 3.0 TO SATA/IDE 2.5/3.5/5.25-INCH Hard Drive Converter should do the trick
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    USA, CA
    Posts : 191
    WIN 7 PRO x64, WIN 8.1 PRO x64


    Good find. Glad it worked out.
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  6. #6


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    win 8


    it worked like a marvel -- and all for 16 dollars.
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