Usng hard drive as a back-up Tags: CPUs Laptops Cases Hard Drives Last response: July 11, 2012 11:06 PM in CPUs Share coy1990 July 11, 2012 2:58:43 AM Hello, Can I use the hard drive from my CPU (I've taken it out of the case) to back up my laptop? More about : usng hard drive back Anonymous_26 a b à CPUs July 11, 2012 3:23:25 AM coy1990 said:Hello, Can I use the hard drive from my CPU (I've taken it out of the case) to back up my laptop? No your hard drive from the desktop is a 3.5 inch drive, laptops take a 2.5 inch mechanical drive or SSD. abekl a b à CPUs July 11, 2012 3:37:28 AM Sure, if you put it in a 3.5" enclosure and use it as an external drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer popatim a c 131 à CPUs a b D Laptop July 11, 2012 11:06:23 PM ^^^ give that man Best Answer Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUsng a hdd as a boot drive in 1 and media drive in the other ForumPC can not recognize Seagate Internal Hard drive ForumHow can I read files on LaCie Drive using Linux ForumDirectX 11 and XFX HD 6850 ForumHow to Backup or Retrieve Corrupt external usb Hard Drive Data? ForumHow to build pc using laptop hard drive ForumHow to Backup Hard drive ? ForumHow to Backup Hard drive ? ForumCreating a backup image of my hard drive ForumGigbyte support, Thank you for your kindly mail and inquiry? ForumTrying To Get IDE to SATA Adapter Working :( ForumDo i need an operating system on a backup hard drive ForumDo i need an operating system on a backup hard drive Forum[ Hard drive ] Hard drive won't backup . Can't solve for 2weeks! ForumBackup Hard Drive Advice needed ForumAdaptec CD writer software ForumHow to setup a backup hard drive ? ForumWeapons v. Martial Arts [S] ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... Forum[Solved] Can I use this optical drive? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !