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Fit laptop hard drive into enclosure.

  tonyq 10:55 25 Nov 2018

I have removed the hard drive from an old 17" laptop and hoping to place in a enclosure, but not sure what type/size of enclosure I need. The hard drive I have taken out is a Hitachi HDD 5K250-250 Model HTS542525K9A300 5400RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s. hope this is of help.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:23 25 Nov 2018

if you have one of these

it fits into one of these

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:24 25 Nov 2018

enter link description here USB enclosure (caddy)

  tonyq 12:28 25 Nov 2018

Thank you Fruit Bat. Looks some what like the one I have. I presume it will be ok for use with Windows 10 ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:12 25 Nov 2018


  tonyq 13:49 28 Nov 2018

Hi all, I received the above suggested caddy, and fitted the hardrive, but is not showing in "This PC". I can feel it spinning, and is showing a light. There are 2 USB connections at one end of the supplied cable, I have tried with one connected and with both connected to no avail. Suggestions of what to try please.

  525kev 15:05 28 Nov 2018

Does it show in Disk Management ?

  tonyq 16:42 28 Nov 2018

I think it shows in Disk Management.

  tonyq 16:45 28 Nov 2018

sorry forgot it says "Not Initialised" also "Unallocated"

  525kev 19:33 28 Nov 2018

Have a look here. 1">[click here

  525kev 19:34 28 Nov 2018

Try again. Disk Unknown

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