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Hard drive enclosure for v2000

I've had the v2000 for a little more than a year and it's offically dead and i don't really mind, i've got a great working pc now. i've looked everywhere and it appears the easiest way to get all my crap off the laptop is to take out the hard drive and put it in a enclosure.. thing.. (i have no idea it's just what i've been reading) but i have no idea what kind i need for this specific hard drive and i can't find it anywhere, can anyone help me out here?

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I have the perfect solution for your hard drive. We have two Bytecc USB 2.5 enclosures that we use in our shop. I've had mine for almost three years and the other is going on one year old. We have put these things through pure heck. They get stuffed in our gear bags, notebook cases, back pockets, etc. We are not rough with them, but we are not nice to them either.

You can get them from One will run you about $20.oo dollars. It comes with a carry case and USB cable. The cable has two USB ends on it. One end lets your computer see it and add it as an external hard drive and the other provides extra power to the unit. I have sold apx. 45 of these to our customers and have not had a bad unit yet. If you buy one, I can create a video for you on the hard drive installation process.

Here is the link to the Newegg product page. Hope this helps.

Brent Cannon
The Computer Techs, LLC
Brinkley, AR 72021

Posted on Feb 22, 2008


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