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How to connect old HDD externally

Hi. I have a old Hard drive . I want to connect it to my laptop. Hot to Connect it to laptop externally with cables.?

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SATA usb cables

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Post was last edited on March 7, 2017 7:12 AM PST

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Re: cable

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It's better and safer to put it in a box. Such cables are meant for a repair shop so they can quickly work with a disk on their repair bench. Not for daily use at home.

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Does it need power supply

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If I used that cable then can it work. Does Hard drive need power supply to connect with Laptop. I watch adapter in some youtube videos.

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Re: power supply

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Some do, some don't. Depends on the hard disk.

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some cases not needed but

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you could have issues, personally I would prefer the external drive to have its own power.

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power supply

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How can I know does it require power supply or not

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Is this a 2.5 or 3.5 inch hdd?

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3.5 HDD

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3.5 inch HDD.

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