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Windows 7: how to make your internal hard drive into and external hard drive ?


30 Mar 2012   #1
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 
how to make your internal hard drive into and external hard drive ?

I have an internal hard disk not in use ,and I would like to make it as external disk !
I looked on the net and I found I should have the " encelsure " butt I think I wont find it here in my city .
So is there another way ? like usb -esata cable ?


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30 Mar 2012   #2
Music Guy123

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Firstly, where are you based (Which country)? I would get the part of the internet, I trust we are talking about a 3.5" drive? Do you have an esata port on your pc? I would get something similar to this, I think: Play.com - Buy CiT 35M17SEF 3.5 inch SATA / USB / Firewire / eSATA External Hard Drive Enclosure online at Play.com and read reviews. Free delivery to UK and Europe!
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30 Mar 2012   #3
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

An enclosure would be the way to go, as it will protect the drive itself plus you will get a PSU to power it. Just make sure that you get one with the correct interfaces, i.e. SATA/PATA and USB/eSATA/Firewire as appropriate.

I would take a look at Amazon to see what they've got. They do ship to Algeria, but it can take up to a month.
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30 Mar 2012   #4
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Music Guy123 View Post
Firstly, where are you based (Which country)? I would get the part of the internet, I trust we are talking about a 3.5" drive? Do you have an esata port on your pc? I would get something similar to this, I think: Play.com - Buy CiT 35M17SEF 3.5 inch SATA / USB / Firewire / eSATA External Hard Drive Enclosure online at Play.com and read reviews. Free delivery to UK and Europe!

Im from algeria ;and i have sata not esata I was mistaken
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