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Transfer data from old harddrive with fried motherboard to new lapto

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  • Hard Drives
  • Laptops
  • Motherboards
  • Toshiba
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December 17, 2012 5:56:19 PM

Old Toshiba burned the motherboard. Can I recover data to my new Toshiba laptop?

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a c 133 G Storage
December 17, 2012 6:21:53 PM

mathewgriffis said:
Old Toshiba burned the motherboard. Can I recover data to my new Toshiba laptop?

if the hard drive pcb look ok you can pick up a usb to ide/sata kit on new egg. comes with all the cables and a power brick to plug a int drive into a usb port.
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December 17, 2012 6:23:36 PM

You can get an external USB enclosure for the HDD in the Toshiba. Install the drive into the enclosure and plug it into a usb port and pull any files you need off the drive.
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December 17, 2012 7:50:48 PM

You may also need to take ownership of the drive from the security tab on the drive's(or even a single file or folder) properties in my computer.

You only need to do this is you get a access denied or permission issue message.
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