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I-rocks ir-9200 I have two 2.5" hard drives removed from Dell laptops that do not fit the subject enclosure. They are 11.11 mm (7/16") high and I believe the maximum the enclosure accommodates is 9.5 mm. The drives do have a metal cover measuring 3.175 mm (1/8") the removal of which would enable the drives to fit. I am wondering if the metal cover could be removed with out disabling the drive. I am reluctant to attempt this unless I have some assurance that I will not trash the drive. I am also wondering why these drives do not fit the enclosure since they appear to be standard 2.5" drives removed from a brand name computer. Thanks for your help. Nils Hokansson

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  • Swede33 Jun 07, 2008

    Thanks for trying, but there are no mounting bars on the drive.


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When u want to use them them in an encrosure u first have 2 remove the metal bars that attach the hard drive to the laptop once the bars r removed it iz ready to fit in the encrosure

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