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Computer crashed, what adapter do I need for my hard drive?
May 11, 2012
The SATA adapter I bought doesn't hook up to my hard drive so I need help finding the right one.
My hard drive looks like
. I need to recover information from it and
the SATA adapter I bought
does not attach. Do you know what kind of intermediate adapter I need?
Computers & Internet
(3 answers total)
There's some kind of adapter or part of some kind of connector attached to your drive's SATA connector. It looks like your drive is inside a sled/caddy of some kind, and that adapter might be part of it. Unscrew the drive from the sled and see if the connector pulls off.
on May 11, 2012 [
Response by poster:
Ok, that worked. I am clearly not the sharpest tool in the shed. Thank you, zsazsa.
on May 11, 2012
If it makes you feel any better, I made the same mistake when I first bought a SATA dock to get data off of a laptop hard drive!
on May 12, 2012
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