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Dead Windows 7 Laptop

Mallinersha Avatar
6y, 6m agoPosted 6 years, 6 months ago
Whats the best way to get the data off the HDD?

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6y, 6m agoPosted 6 years, 6 months ago
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#1
Take the harddrive out and use a usb cradle?
#2
Yup easiest way is to use a 2.5 ide or sata usb enclosure.

ebay have them for quite cheap.
#3
Thanks so I will be able to access all the data then? even on C drive? it's not encrypted etc?
#4
If it's a SATA drive, it should be possible to connect it straight into a desktop PC with a spare SATA connector and get the data off that way. Hope you get it sorted OK. Good luck.
#5
that's correct, it will be a external hard drive, you'll be able to see all the data.

you can get a cheap enclosure for £3
#6
dcx_badass
Easiest way is to plug it into a desktop using sata.


For that you need to make sure the PSU has a sata power connector as well or you'll have to buy a converter from IDE to SATA power adapter.

That is if the hard drive is a sata.

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