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Laptop Died!!!

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  1. RaPiDo987

    RaPiDo987 New Member

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    HEy Guys!

    My good-o laptop just took a dump this morning...:confused: I went to turn the sucker on and ounce it gets to the loading window the screen turns black and I get a blue screen and reboots.

    How can I get some important files off the hard drive?

    CMD?

    I doubt I can't take off the HDD because I don't have a 2.5 to 3.5 adapter!
     
  2. DRDNA

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    you will have to get the adapter. The harddrive is probably the only issue that the lappy is having tho.
     
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    Or you can get the SATA/IDE to USB adapter! Comes very handy when you need to connect HDD's to another PC!
     
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    if it's relatively new the drive may just be sata, then you don't need an adapter. I see more and more sata drives in laptops lately.
     
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    Thanks for the replies guys...
     
  6. HalfAHertz

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    If it's only windows that's crapping out, the easiest thing to do is to make a bootable usb stick with some linux distro like puppy linux and copy the stuff to another usb/external drive/burn to dvd
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    As Digibucc said,if the drive is sata,you dont need a adapter.You can plug the drive into a desktop machine as any other sata hdd.
     

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