Easier way to pull data off nonworking Laptop

Dell Inspiron15 notebook
October 18, 2010 at 07:06:02
Specs: Windows 7
I have had some motherboard issues (everytime I plug in the power cord, the light turns off) on an old laptop. Long story short, I have a new laptop and I am confident that the harddrive of the old one is in fine condition.

I was curious if there was any way to directly connect my old laptop to my new one and access the harddrive? I know that I could physically take out the old harddrive and set it up as a slave, etc but I was hoping for an easier solution. If anyone knows of one, it would be greatly appreciated.


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October 18, 2010 at 08:01:08
So you can or cannot turn on and access windows in the old laptop?

If not, you will need something like this:

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October 18, 2010 at 08:01:42
The only way to access the contents of a hard drive is to have it attached to a working computer. There is no other way.

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