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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 21373 24-Apr-2008 14:20
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hey all

ive recently moved to NZ henderson auckland from south africa, i need some help getting some of my games of one of my ide drives onto 1 of my sata drives. i cant do this on the pc im on as the board doesnt have ide connectors :( sigh.

if anyone can help me out. i stay near universal road so walking distance in that area :P



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  Reply # 126143 24-Apr-2008 14:55
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Know anyone with a USB external hard drive?

Dismantle, plug your drive in in the enclosure, transfer contents to your PC, put their drive back in.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 126145 24-Apr-2008 14:58
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that would be awesome but i dont know anyone here i moved here like 2 weeks ago so....

the ppl i do know are not into computers so no luck there :(


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  Reply # 126170 24-Apr-2008 16:08
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  Reply # 126177 24-Apr-2008 16:41
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Are you sure that your motherboard doesn't have IDE connectors?

I find that rather weird, as they're pretty common!

It'd rule out the majority of CD/DVD drives, alot of HDDs etc.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 126182 24-Apr-2008 16:55
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aye it doesnt have ive checked and i know what im doing.
is a new pc so everything in it is sata including the dvd writer
i think ill just have to go buy a enclosure probably the best thing todo
any suggestions of some good places to buy pc stuff from ??

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  Reply # 126185 24-Apr-2008 17:23
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... I may be able to help... Do you have any good movies or TV shows on the drives I can score?

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