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I want to use my hard drive from my old gateway desktop for information. i'm hoping to be able to connect that tower to my compaq presario laptop, but i don't know what kind of interface i need.

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I am assuming that your old desktop has an EIDE hard disk. In order to use it on your laptop, you may buy a USB 2.0 enclosure for EIDE hard disk. This will allow you to connect your old HD in your USB port, just like a USB thumb drive.

There are a lot of models on the market. It usualy costs around 40$, but you may find a good one for less.

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