Connecting a laptop SATA hard drive to a desktop pc Tags: Hard Drives Laptops SATA Desktops Storage Last response: July 11, 2010 2:52 AM in Storage Share jag123 July 10, 2010 11:11:22 PM Hello, I have a 5400rpm laptop SATA 5V 1.0A DC hard drive that I want to connect to my desktop PC to transfer files over because my laptop died. How can I do this safely without crashing the laptop HDD? The laptop HDD is a Hitachi Travelstar coming out of a Compaq Presario V3016US and the desktop is an EMachines T2885. Thanks in advance! More about : connecting laptop sata hard drive desktop buwish a b D Laptop a b G Storage July 11, 2010 12:49:16 AM Here's a good tutorial on how to do so: http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2006/02/16/connec... jag123 July 11, 2010 2:52:37 AM Thanks but where can I get an adapter for the drive below: http://www.hitachigst.com/tech/techlib.nsf/techdocs/B42...$file/5K100-HR_SATA.jpg This is the drive I need to connect to my desktop to get the files off of. I think it only has 22 pins. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum[Solved] Connecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop ( SATA ) ForumHow To Connect An 2.5 Sata ( Laptop Hardirve) In To Desktop Pc ForumConnecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop ( SATA ) ForumConnecting 2.5" SATA Disk to Desktop Internal SATA ForumHow to connect laptop hard drive to pc ForumDoes SATA external hard drive work with usb connection ForumLaptop Hard Drive in a new build PC . ForumConnecting external hard drive on internal SATA ports ForumAfter installing windows xp pro sp3 on my sata drive via desktop pc , why does my ForumHow to connect a desktop sata hard disk to a laptop ForumHow to use Desktop Computer Hard Drive to Laptop ForumSATA cable Hard Drive ForumCan i format a laptop hard drive with my desktop ForumLaptop drive into Desktop hard drive ? ForumConnecting laptop sata drive to desktop motherboard Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum[Solved] 32Gb ssd boot drive full - now what ? ForumCD/ DVD drive not opening and not being detected ForumHelp with 2 SATA HDDs Forum[Solved] Hard drive with on off switch More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !