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PowerBook - Recovering data from a dead Wallstreet Powerbook


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I finally am trying to consolidate all of my family's digital pictures into one library.

Much to my chagrin, many years of pictures reside on the hard drive of a Powerbook WallStreet that worked very well for 10 years. Unfortunately, we purchased it more than 10 years ago.

Fortunately, it died because of a power supply problem, so the hard drive should be in good shape.

What is the best way to recover the data from this old hard-drive. Can I simply remove the drive and plug it into another MAC?

Since the powerbook died before the advent of OSX, do I have to plug the wallstreet's hard-drive into a MAC that is not running on OSX?

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Remove the drive and put it into an external enclosure.
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