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It is a SATA drive.  What do I need to do to set it up as an external drive? Update Unrecognized Zip Code B&H ExploraAllNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesPhotographyNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesVideoNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesAudioNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesComputersNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesHome EntertainmentNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesMobileNewsBuying GuidesReviewsTipsFeaturesVideos Computers / Tips and Solutions Convert an Old Hard Drive into an External Unit By Marc Spiwak Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware I am concerned about keeping the SSD open and naked like this.

I'm paranoid though. Dolcet40Dec 20, 2013, 9:18 PM Thank you very much! You shouldn’t have to beg the manufacturer for permission to fix it when it breaks. reply quote 4 months agoJames B The Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 is compatible with the Sabrent EC-UEIS7 USB 2.0 and eSATA to IDE or SATA Aluminum Hard Drive Enclosure.  reply quote

It is a boot drive, if I put it in an enclosure and make it an external drive, would it work then? You would just need a 3.5" SATA enclosure.  See the link below for a list of enclosures that would be compatible with your drive.  Most, if not all enclosures will come reply quote 10 months agoRiwa I took a 2.5" HDD out of a DellInspiron 1525 that stopped working, and my desktop won't read it. Ask !

You can also use the envelopes again. External USB 3.0 HDD enclosure keeps restarting after laptop standby USB 3.0 external harddisk enclosure with SATA III SSD External USB 3.0 Enclosure causing Wireless speakers to disconnect!!! Can we also use SABRENT EC-UEIS7 that has a cooling fan for the Maxtor Diamond Max Plus 9 160GB SATA/150HDD? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/273770-32-sata-enclosure Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases.

solved My external hard drive needs a usb 2.0 port but I only have usb 3.0 ports on my computer. Reply Post # 3 Member 5394 postsBee Keeper Daisy_Mae 10 months ago Wedding: January 2050 pinkprincess88: You can skip the enclosure cards. All rights reserved. Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases.

Just plug in the USB cable. That way, you can be sure that EVERYTHING your friend put on it will be gone. It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair shops with access to repair information and replacement parts—so you have the resources you need to fix things quickly and affordably. What is the USB 3.0 SATA SSD 2.5-inch Enclosure or a USB3 caddy?

The Fair Repair Act, known as S618, requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information, security updates, and replacement parts. Get the answer pepe2907Sep 18, 2011, 10:02 PM It's maybe better if you put it in an External SATA /eSATA/ connected enclosure /actually an usual SATA connection also may do the Serv. Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Illinois, This year, the people of Illinois have a chance to guarantee their right to repair their equipment—like tractors,

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get More and more new computers feature USB 3.0 ports, so you might want to go with a USB 3.0 enclosure. Hard drives have a rectangular shape, and the smaller of the two sides is where the size is measured. Reply With Quote 14-01-201408:49 AM #12 tRoN View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Grandmaster Join Date Mar 2007 Posts 3,676 Originally Posted by noswal

Tell them repair is good for farmers, good for consumers, and good for businesses. You shouldn't have to beg the manufacturer for permission to fix it when it breaks. Reply With Quote 14-01-201408:59 AM #15 Space_Chief View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Super Grandmaster Join Date Aug 2012 Posts 12,951 Originally Posted by

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Manufacturer rebates, terms, conditions, and expiration dates are subject to manufacturers printed forms NYC DCA Lic.: Elec. After a lot of trial and error I now have access but am afraid that I may have adjusted the "permissions" so much that I have left my computer vulnerable. Hi, I dont see a problem, try not to drop it too often. Pop that into your pc and get the flash ;P USB flash drives, even USB 3 variety of "good makes", even ones advertised as up to 70MB/sec, tend to do about

Than carrying around a huge ssd drive? so bought a new computer. The Fair Repair Act guarantees our right to repair digital equipment like computers, refrigerators, cell phones and tractors. Let me know!

Borrowed a monitor to see if it was mine/ did the same thing.