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I need an external enclosure for a HDD from an old laptop...

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by RussP, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. RussP

    RussP Moderator

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    Retired a laptop a few years ago, now I want to use its HDD as an extra external hard drive.

    I'm having a problem finding an enclosure for it.

    It is a Toshiba MK1031GAS HDD 100gb 2.5" drive. Here a photo...

    Can anyone suggest where I can find an enclosure with that male pin configuration?

    Thanks...:wavey:
     

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  2. P.S. If you are confused by the angled part - it's just an adapter, carefully pull it off the drive and you will see a standard 2.5" IDE connector.
     
  3. RussP

    RussP Moderator

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    That was the problem, the adapter...removed it and it fits into the enclosure I bought earlier.

    Thanks... :thumbsup: