Samsung external to internal, will it work? Tags: Hard Drives Power Cable External Hard Drive Storage Last response: April 9, 2012 8:32 PM in Storage Share Tcshad April 9, 2012 1:29:58 PM My external hard drive that held all of my sensitive data (until today) has a major power cable problem... the inside of the internal case broke. So I opened it up and found that inside it is a: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-HD501LJ-500GB-Internal-... Would I be okay to stick this inside my computer with a SATA cable and a 8pin power connector? More about : samsung external internal work electrontau a b G Storage April 9, 2012 1:56:09 PM should be ok. Remember to power down computer before plugging the hard drive. I've seen people do otherwise and destroy the hd. stingstang April 9, 2012 2:17:39 PM External hard drives are usually the same things as internal ones, but with the outer cover being just a platform for aesthetics and a ubs interface. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tcshad April 9, 2012 8:32:00 PM Thanks guys, much appreciated! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources how do you move applications from internal memory to an external sd card on the Samsung tab 2 Forum sir i am having internal samsung 320gb hard disk now i want to know is there any possible to change my internal as external? Forum My server will not work with external IP, only with internal and local. Please. Help. Forum SolvedExternal build worked, but internal did not. Please help! Forum SolvedExternal build works, internal does not Forum Computer work with external wireless network but doesnt work with internal Forum WD external won't work as an internal Forum Drive works as internal but keep clicking as external Forum Will a external harddrive work without a internal hard drive in place on a dell Forum External Hard Drive Bay with RAID -- Will My Internal Drives Work? Forum Samsung s2 portable external hard drive will not work Forum SolvedUse WD external hdd as internal Forum SolvedSeagate External -> Internal problems Forum SolvedInternal or External Graphics Card? Forum SolvedConverting Old Internal Hard Drives to External Hard Drives Forum Solvedexternal or internal hardrive? Forum SolvedInternal DVD or External drive Forum SolvedWhat is the component that is installed in an external and internal drive bays? Forum Solvedexternal vs internal optical drive performance Forum SolvedIs every external HDD an internal one with a "translator" Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !