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There are several ways to do this yourself ..but most of them presumes connecting the hdd to a pata bus...
take a look and see if your laptops have 2 places for hard disks ...most of them have ...if you have a second place ..connect the hdd on the laptop ..and just copy the files you want to the other partitions...
The issues can apper when there is an functional windows installed on both and you are trying to boot with them both plugged..you will have to choose the windows you want to boot into..
if they are both functional this is not quite important cause the data will be transfered by copy paste (or cut ) from one to the other and you can get some points to recognize which is which ...
if you do not have a second port to connect the hard disk but you still have a functional windows on the old onne ..just connect it back ..and boot it up ..and retrieve the data on disks..or memory flash ..or so ....and after that just copy them on the other hdd..
if the hard disk is not with a functional windows on ...and you only had one partiton on it ..so reinstalling is out of question cause it will erase the data ...you have to get a adapter ..and plug it in usb ..and get the data from it ...and my opinion this is the safest way ..I will look for an adapter (rack ) ..and link you to buy a cheap one ..if I find...
It will cost you about 11 bucks.. if you are from the States..(free shipping for USA)..and you will be able to use it for making almost any hard disk into an external use..its a great tool ..I got one too ..
The last posibility ..in case you do not want to buy anything ..and you do not have a working windows in that hadd is to try and make a repair on the windows on it ..and after that boot and get the files on dvd or cd ..or flash drives memory ....
Posted on Feb 02, 2010
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