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HDD Enclosure Help Required

boothy Avatar
6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
Just had a 2TB drive fail :(

Is is backed up but would like to try and get it working as it may just be enclosure...

Can someone link me to a suitable enclosure on Amazon if possible that would work please as have never done this before

I use Mac OSX if that makes a difference and its a 2TB drive

Pic of drive in next post
boothy Avatar
6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
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#2
Your local independent computer shop will probably stock them. They may be willing to check it for you for free. It might be worth doing that first?
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dcx_badass
I'd get a HDD dock instead.


got a link please?
whatsThePoint
Or just plug it into you PC if its not a laptop


laptop only
#4
I'd get an enclosure if you have kids, the docking stations aren't a great idea when they're running about.

Do you need usb - is the drive sata/estata?

NB - The failure is down to all that nazi pron you've downloaded.:lol:
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dcx_badass
A dock is more practical to just test it, buf it's it's longterm, then an enclosure may be better.


I'm not disputing the practicalities on using a dock in most circumstances - but if you have young kids (bit younger than yourself) then they're entirely impractical, which was my point.
#6
no kids,never ever

will get a dock as that looks less messing


irony is that is the only drive I have with legit stuff on it!

thanks and rep left

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