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 150 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 SolvedHow to backup Macbook air to external hard drive that has files on it? Forum SolvedFull Hard Drive Backup Forum SolvedIs there a way to backup my Hard Drive forever? Forum Solvedwindows 7 data transfer utility - can I clone the computer hard drive to a backup HD for use in case of HD failure or do I ne 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 Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Backup Hard Drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !