It is not very clear what you want to do. You can get external USB box for your old hard drive, and connect it to a laptop through USB. Make sure the enclosure interface (SATA or IDE) matches your old hard drive.
First hit on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Vantec-NST-300S2-BK-3-5-Inch-External-Enclosure/dp/B0015LURY2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1356641488&sr=8-1&keywords=external+sata+enclosure
He is write with low cost also and u can also use ur dvd drive in it.