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... m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedConnecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop (SATA) Forum SolvedConnecting laptop sata drive to desktop motherboard Forum SolvedConnecting laptop hard drive in desktop Forum [Solved] Connecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop (SATA) Forum SolvedHow to connect SATA hard drive to desktop? Forum Connecting an old laptop hard drive to a Desktop to recover data. Forum SolvedTrying to connect laptop hard drive to desktop Forum Solvedhow to connect a hard with windows 7 drive in a desktop to a laptop with windows 8 Forum Trying to connect laptop hard drive to desktop Forum Can I connect a desktop (3.5") hard disk drive in a external enclosure to a laptop? Forum How to connect a desktop sata hard disk to a laptop Forum Connecting sata laptop drive to pc Forum How do I get my files from dead desktop's hard drive - connected it to my laptop but it says files not shared...where do I ent Forum When removing laptop hard drive and putting in an en-closer to connect to a desktop via usb doesn't the drive jumpers need to Forum SolvedConnecting SATA Hard Drive to IDE Forum How To Connect An 2.5 Sata (Laptop Hardirve) In To Desktop Pc Forum SolvedConnecting a PSU which only accepts 6 pin cables to a Sata hard drive? Forum Without laptop hard drive, can i connect to the desktop HD from laptop Forum SolvedHard Drive only spins after connecting ide-sata converter Forum I want to connect my laptop to a desktop hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !