reuseing old hard drive information :)

By nosgothhunter
Nov 8, 2005
  1. Good morning every one :) just a quick question :)

    About 3 months ago i brought a harddrive (80GB) and had it installed in my computer.. (it slowed it down a hell of a lot) anyway! im buying a new pc soon and i want to know would it be possible to remove the hard drive and use it in a caddy outside the new pc? Or is it a kind of thing like once it has been installed it cant be used on a diffrent pc :) thanks :) x
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You can use the hard drive anywhere you like, including external enclosures, toasters, handbags, video recording devices, dogs, fast-moving vehicles, Apple computers and banana trees to name a few.
  3. nosgothhunter

    nosgothhunter TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 41

    lol right-O thanks very much :)
    P.s Only if the Banana tree has a USB port right? other wise thats just stuiped!.. I found the USB port on my dog..least..i think its a usb port.. :/
  4. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    my dogs got a scsi port
    his old and slow
    to save your data ,Don't let the machine run chkdsk on boot with the added drive
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