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Laptop Died!!!

RaPiDo987

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#1
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!
 
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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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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!
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...
 
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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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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.