swapping hard disks

  bert52a 16:10 20 Jan 2007
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os windows xp

Is it possible to swap a hard drive from a machine with a damaged screen to an undamaged one?I was using the damaged one through a monitor but it's decided to stop working so that there is no image on the monitor so rather than lose all my files I wanted to transfer them all through the working laptop to my memory stick and then put the original bigger hard drive back in and reload all the files.

  jack 16:56 20 Jan 2007

'swapping hard disks'

Not the correct page try again in the Helproom

  jimv7 17:03 20 Jan 2007

Why not get a usb case, install the hard drive and get your files. then use it as external storage.

click here

  bert52a 17:37 20 Jan 2007

how do i work out if the usb enclosures will fit my hdor rather if my hd will fit into the enclosure?
It's a Hitachi travelstar model IC25N020ATCS04

thanks

  jimv7 20:52 20 Jan 2007

If you have a standard 2 1/2" drive this will be ok click here

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