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Hello! I dropped my Lacie Brick (300GB, the blue one, bought in 2006 - that's all I can remember, I don't have it here right now) and now, of course, the HD is broken. I lost my data, but I've been suggested to try to open the case, remove the HD and replace it with a new one. At least, I can turn a common HD in an external one, keeping the cool lego case. Problem is: I don't know if I need a SATA or IDE or what. I can't open the case right now and have a look by myself, but I have a friend offering a SATA hard disk he doesn't need. Does anyone know if it fits? Thank you!

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If the disk-drive was LARGER than 500GB, it definitely would be a SATA drive; nobody makes IDE disk-drives larger than 500GB.

How about getting your friend to help you open the case?

Given that it is four years old, it probably pre-dates most SATA disk-drives.

Or, take it to a computer-store, and have them open it, and sell you a brand-new (and thus more "reliable") disk-drive?

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