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Windows 7: Looking For A Particular Hard Drive To USB Adapter

15 Apr 2016   #1
alucardx

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 
Looking For A Particular Hard Drive To USB Adapter

Attached is a picture of an hard drive I took out of my old Windows XP laptop. It's only 60 GB but still good for backup purposes. I already have some adapters for connecting both IDE and SATA drives to my computer through USB. I don't have any that can handle this particular drive. Can anyone suggest a USB adapter that can handle this type of hard drive?

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15 Apr 2016   #2
MeOnMine

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 OEM
 
 

I think you will find that what is protruding is an adaptor.
You can take it out and you will see that it is standard SATA and power connector.

Not a good pic sorry.
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16 Apr 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi
I'd imagine anything from x-p would be IDE but yea it might be a removable adapter on it ?
This one has IDE compatibility
Amazon.com: Sabrent ECS-STU35K USB 2.0 to 3.5-inch IDE/SATA or Serial ATA Aluminum Hard Drive Enclosure Case (BLACK): Electronics


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16 Apr 2016   #4
alucardx

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 

Thanks for your replies. It was an plug-in that I could remove. Now I can access the drive. I tried this before but I was afraid I was going to break it. I decided it was no big lost if I did break it. Turns out it was just an adapter. But it's IDE underneath not SATA . Thanks again.
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