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get data off of old Micron

by dmodie / April 2, 2011 9:07 AM PDT

I have a Micron Millenium Mme (windows), probably 12 years old, that I need to get data from. The monitor is long gone. I can plug in my current flat screen Dell monitor, but nothing shows up on the screen.

Awhile back, with this same setup, it DID work ( I should have grabbed the data then). I've restarted it numerous time, so I'm not sure what else to try. Any ideas? Thanks?

Or can I plug my windows laptop into it, and "see" it? It has the 9-pin plugs in the back. Thanks.

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You have several choices ...
by Edward ODaniel / April 2, 2011 10:07 AM PDT

FIRST is a replacement CRT monitor (an expensive way to go unless you know someone who has one you could borrow)

SECOND you could network the computers using the old DOS INTERSERVER/INTERLINK and a null modem.

THIRD, and probably the best, easiest, and cheapest option would be to get yourself a IDE to SATA adapter kit such as this one I will link you to which allows you to remove the old drive and access it from your present computer:
IDE/SATA to USB kit on eBay

They are available from many other sources such as Newegg and tigerdirect:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812226001&cm_re=ide_to_usb-_-12-226-001-_-Product
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2329300&CatId=3770

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thanks
by dmodie / June 17, 2011 5:16 PM PDT

great help

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