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Internal Hard Drive to External Hard Drive

by OldBrownShoe08 / January 16, 2007 1:56 PM PST

I'm posting this here as well as in the Mac hardware forums because the hardrive is not from a mac but I want it to end up in one. I have a Fujitsu MHS2060AT internal hard drive from an old Dell laptop. I was wondering if anybody knew how to hook it into an Intel MacBook so that I could use it as an external hard drive, I don't know where to start so any help would be appreciated, thanks.

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2.5" external enclosure
by linkit / January 16, 2007 6:17 PM PST
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by OldBrownShoe08 / January 17, 2007 1:20 AM PST

Thanks, thats what I needed!

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Dead Internal Hard drive
by scharmanmd / January 17, 2007 1:37 AM PST

My Toshiba Satellite 1000-158 laptop has a desd internal hard drive. I have a 2 and half inch Seagate hard drive which is not being recognized by the recovery disks. Do I need some kind of a connector or would I be better off purchasing an inexpensive external hard drive. If external is there a problem using the USB port. This computer is mostly stationary and used in our house. Thankyou for any help.

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Just one problem.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2007 1:44 AM PST

Windows does not install or run from external USB drives.

Too bad the details of what the old and new make/model hard disks were not shared.


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