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Old hard drive new computer

I want to install a hard drive from my old computer into my new computer as a slave drive. The old drive is a Western digial 15.3 GB with a 39 pin connector plus a 4 pin power connector.
The new hard drive in the new computer has a much small pin connecter, plus the same looking 4 pin power conencter.
The new computer is a HP Pavilion a6312p PC.

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  • danababy May 12, 2008

    Thanks for your help. We had moved the most important data already via a flash drive. It would have been convienient to have the old drive attacched, but not a problem.



    Thanks Again.



    Dana

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I would suggest not even connecting the old drive to this computer. The stats on your new computer are pretty proficient for everyday personal use. I wouldn't use it has a slave drive considering it is pretty small and probably pretty old. You'd have to get some different adaptors to connect your 39 pin drive. Sorry if this isn't what you want to hear. I'm just a college student and this is what I'd do.

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