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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer popatim a c 143 à CPUs a b D Laptop July 11, 2012 11:06:23 PM ^^^ give that man Best Answer m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUsng a hdd as a boot drive in 1 and media drive in the other Forum SolvedUSB backup hard drive cannot read some files Forum SolvedBest software for daily backup onto 4tb ext hard drive Windows8.1 Forum Solved2 SSD RAID + 3 1TB HD can you backup everything on 1 4TB external Hard Drive Forum Solvedhow to install a second hard drive thats running WinXP Pro 64bit. I want to use it as a backup drive Forum SolvedWhen you clone your hard drive do you backup your operating system also? Forum SolvedHow do I backup data from a failing hard drive? Forum SolvedMicrosoft Skydrive as backup hard drive Forum SolvedLooking for the best hard drive for a raid setup offsite backup Forum SolvedHow to backup hard drive data if i dont have another hard drive? Forum SolvedWindows Image Backup on new hard drive? Forum SolvedHow would I backup my hard drive? Forum SolvedHow to use My Passport external hard drive as backup with Windows 8 Forum SolvedMy computer won't start without auxiliary backup hard drive Forum SolvedHow do i backup internal hard drive to second internal hard drive on windows 7 Forum Solvedalternative media to hard drive for storing backup files? Forum SolvedCan't access my Seagate Backup Plus External Hard Drive. Forum How to backup a Hard Drive Forum Best Backup Software for Mac? Looking to backup Dropbox to local hard drive Forum SolvedHow to Backup Hard drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !