HELP!! Laptop fried, need data from Hard Drive

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Hi folks. I hope someone on here can help me. As normal I've been searching all over this site for my answer but on this occasion can't find it!
My laptop had a major power problem which was not repairable, and has now been replaced. I kept my hard drive as I have alot of info on there that is very important to me. A friend has a similar laptop to my fried one so I assumed if I connected the hard drive to it that I could save the data to a stick drive, but alas it wouldn't boot up with my drive in there.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am hoping now to connect it somehow to my desktop and recover the data that way - is that even possible? - Thanks for reading this.


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With regards to your problem, you can get a 2.5 to 3.5" converter so that you can connect your hard drive to your desktop pc as a slave drive and then copy your data off of it :)
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