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Guys,

I have my old internal hardrive from my pc. It has one of those tape ribbons hook ups. Is there any way I can do a tape to a fire wire or USB and hook it up to the mac?

I would like to take the information off this and import it to the mac.

I know there are other ways like to hook it up internally to the pc and send it to my external. I would like to know if there is a simple way going to the mac.

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Joe
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Sounds like a very old IDE connection. I don't think any current Macs support this.

I suspect that the only way to get the data off is to use it in your old PC and do Windows file sharing or some such to get the data off of the PC and onto the Mac.

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Has the PC got a ethernet card ? Maybe you could connect it to the Mac that way and then transfer the information ?. You will need a PC to PC ethernet cable as a pose to one that connects to a router.
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