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How to install a laptop hard drive to my desktop

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  • Laptops
  • Desktops
  • Hard Drives
  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
January 3, 2014 7:41:37 PM

I have an old laptop that I will trash however, can it be used on my desktop as an additional hard drive, internal or external storeage? I am using windows 7 with all the latest updates and etc.

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a b $ Windows 7
a b D Laptop
January 3, 2014 10:05:15 PM

Yes it can be used in either way:

Internally with a 2.5 to 3.5 Hard Drive Bay Adapter.
This one is for IDE hard drives but you can find them for SATA as well.
http://www.amazon.com/Drive-Adapter-Convert-Laptop-Desk...

External with a USB 2.5 USB Hard Drive Adapter:
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/175-9009996-7830...

2.5" to 3.5" internal hard disk mounting bracket
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n_0?rh=n%3A172282%2Cn...
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