“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#1 Mar 1, 2013
I've got an old Computer that doesn't work anymore can I get my files from the hard drive and how?
travis

London, KY

#2 Mar 1, 2013
yes you can you just have to have a usb adaptor for either ide or sata 3.5 drives
coalminer

Barbourville, KY

#3 Mar 1, 2013
no terry you should know better than that.

“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#4 Mar 1, 2013
travis wrote:
yes you can you just have to have a usb adaptor for either ide or sata 3.5 drives
Do you have the adapter and can you do it?

“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#5 Mar 2, 2013
No Problem Travis. I've been reading up on how to recover my info, I know what I need and how to make it work. Thanks anyway. Oh and thanks for the info.
Rumors

Winchester, KY

#6 Mar 2, 2013
Limbertwig wrote:
<quoted text>Do you have the adapter and can you do it?
If your new motherboard has an IDE port (some of them do, for CD Rom drives) then you could just plug your old IDE hard drive into that IDE port.

You'd have to unplug one of your Cd Rom drives on the new computer, but only long enough to retrieve your files from the old drive.

“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#7 Mar 2, 2013
Rumors wrote:
<quoted text>
If your new motherboard has an IDE port (some of them do, for CD Rom drives) then you could just plug your old IDE hard drive into that IDE port.
You'd have to unplug one of your Cd Rom drives on the new computer, but only long enough to retrieve your files from the old drive.
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Sabr ent-USB-DSC5-Sabrent-USB-2.0-t o-IDE-SATA-Hard-Drive-Converte r/15819320?findingMethod=Recom mendation:wm:RecentlyViewedIte ms

“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#8 Mar 2, 2013
Rumors

Winchester, KY

#9 Mar 2, 2013
Limbertwig wrote:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Sabr ent-USB-DSC5-Sabrent-USB-2.0-t o-IDE-SATA-Hard-Drive-Converte r/15819320?findingMethod=Recom mendation:wm:RecentlyViewedIte ms
You could use that I guess, but I don't see much use in it. Unless you have no other choice.

If it were me, I take the covers off the old and the new computer. Look to see if the new computer has an IDE port. If it does, I'm sure your old computer is using an IDE drive, so it'll plug right up long enough for you to move your data over.
travis

London, KY

#11 Mar 2, 2013
Limbertwig wrote:
No Problem Travis. I've been reading up on how to recover my info, I know what I need and how to make it work. Thanks anyway. Oh and thanks for the info.
sorry ive had some much work come in not time to get on here their a lot cheaper on ebay
travis

London, KY

#12 Mar 2, 2013
Limbertwig wrote:
No Problem Travis. I've been reading up on how to recover my info, I know what I need and how to make it work. Thanks anyway. Oh and thanks for the info.
under 9 buck off tmart
http://www.tmart.com/USB-2.0-to-IDE-SATA-2.5-...

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