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Internal HD to external? Answered

I have a 80Gb IDE hard drive that I want to turn into an external one. I don't want to buy a an enclosure for 80 gigs! What can I do? Please and thank you.

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TheCheese9921abadfart

Reply 9 years ago

you have to power it separately, if you buy them they come with a power chord

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yoshhash

9 years ago

I want to turn an old hard drive from a bad computer (motherboard is shot) into an external hard drive. Is this the same thing? Will a usb to ide cable do it? I am really clueless, so I need a non-jargon answer.