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I need to purchase a external hard drive enclosure for my Sony Vaio I was told I need a Pata ? The laptop model # is PCG 8L1L & PCG GRZ660 serial # is 3100317 p/n 28124030 The hard drive is a Hitachi model # :DK23EA-40 Can you please help

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Any external hard drive will work just conect it via usb.

Posted on Oct 06, 2010

  • seedsyousown Oct 06, 2010

    I just bought SATA and it wouldnt work ?
    It didnt have a large enough slot for the pins..
    So I took it back..
    I think I need one for a IDE...

  • David Bottomley Oct 06, 2010

    I am confused an external hard drive come in a case with a usb connector on one end and is connected through the mains via a charger.
    an internal hard drive is where you have to remove a panel on the back of the laptop and insert it where the old one went also on one end you will see a black socket with gold bits on it this will pull off with a gentle tug put this on the new hard drive

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Pull the harddrive out, install in an economical external enclosure.
The external enclosure has a USB cable.

Plug the USB cable into any available USB port, on a working computer.

Go to My Computer, or Computer; and double-click on the drive letter, that corresponds with the external enclosure.

(Actually with the harddrive in that external enclosure, it is now an external harddrive)

http://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=PCVR539DS&LOC=3#/howtoTab

It's an IDE harddrive. Also known as a PATA harddrive.

A harddrive is measured across it's width.
2-1/2 inches across is a laptop harddrive.
3.5 inches across is a desktop harddrive. (3-1/2 inches)

So you need a 3.5 IDE (PATA) external enclosure.
One example,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1733195&CatId=2779

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