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    Jul 22, 2010
    Old Hard Drives....
    I was wondering if there is any way that one can take the hard drive from an old Apple Laptop (Clamshell Ibook (missing a power supply, Powerbook (1st Generation-powers up only when it wants to) and connect it to a MacBook Pro via USB for data retrieval. I know this question may be a bit far fetched by I believe there is such a USB cable for retrieving data from PC hard drives.
    Thanks in advance.

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    chscag's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    Sure. It can be done if you buy one of these.


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    mknabster's Avatar
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    May 22, 2007
    If you want to make the old drive a more permanent backup, you can put it into an enclosure, where it'll be a little more secure, but it'll function the same way.

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