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    laptop hdd in desktop

    i've got a dead compaq laptop with a good hdd
    is it possible to use a laptop hdd in a desktop
    the laptop hdd was a very small conector compared to an IDE is there some sort of converter avalible.

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    Yeah, there's plenty of adapters available. Just look for 2.5" - 3.5" adapters


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    there are always a ton on ebay, and there pretty cheap, ~$5.

    http://search.ebay.com/search/search...5+3.5+adapters

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    Have a look at www.eyo.com.au - I got one there for approx AUD$6.

    Make sure you connect it correctly so that the smoke doesn't get out of the drive!

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    If you live near a CompUSA, they sell them there for $6 or try ebay or iDot.com...
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