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Old 11-19-13, 06:56 PM
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How do I turn an old laptop HD into a portable USB drive?

My GF's old laptop died (the mobo) and I need to get all of her pictures and such off the HD. Can someone recommend me a good enclosure to put it in so it becomes a portable USB hard drive?
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Old 11-19-13, 07:14 PM
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Re: How do I turn an old laptop HD into a portable USB drive?

I just use one of these. Better than an enclosure.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...131120011355:s
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Old 11-19-13, 08:14 PM
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Re: How do I turn an old laptop HD into a portable USB drive?

If you can live with USB 2 speeds, this is good

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182145

If you need USB 3

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817388031
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Re: How do I turn an old laptop HD into a portable USB drive?

I have a coolmax that works well
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Re: How do I turn an old laptop HD into a portable USB drive?

Originally Posted by 4KRG View Post
Thanks went with the USB3 one...it was 1 more with the 20% off coupon!
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