How to use laptop hard disk as an external hard disk

well how to use the laptop internal hard disk as the external hard disk
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  1. suresh42 said:
    well how to use the laptop internal hard disk as the external hard disk


    You will have to purchase an SATA (assuming your HDD is SATA and not IDE) to USB - case. It's probably cheaper to dump your old HDD and get a dedicated external HDD instead.

    Greetz
  2. Frequency44 said:
    You will have to purchase an SATA (assuming your HDD is SATA and not IDE) to USB - case. It's probably cheaper to dump your old HDD and get a dedicated external HDD instead.

    Greetz


    Not true 'Frequency44'.

    It will be cheaper to utilize your old hard drive as an external drive than to purchase a new external hard drive. Assuming your laptop hdd size is decent, just buy an external case (try link below for suggestions) and pop your current drive in it. Make sure you now the difference between IDE drives and SATA drives.

    http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=2.5%22+hard+drive+case&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a#q=2.5%22+hard+drive+case&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=yIK&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&prmd=imvns&source=univ&tbm=shop&tbo=u&sa=X&ei=eZMNT56wK8PKswai3OC4BA&ved=0CIABEK0E&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=318cd26aff2af0f5&biw=1024&bih=638
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