Can I Connect a Laptop Hard Drive to My Desktop PC as a Second Drive?

Answer On One Hand: Laptop Drives Cost MoreLaptop hard drives can cost up to twice as much as a desktop hard drive for an equivalent amount of storage space. Because of their smaller form factor, laptop d... Read More »

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How to Connect a Laptop Sata Hard Drive to a Desktop?

Your laptop is probably useless to you if it goes awry and suffers mechanical failure. However, you shouldn't junk it at the local electronics recycling center just yet. Instead, you might salvage ... Read More »

Can You Use a Laptop Hard Drive in a Desktop Computer?

There are multiple ways to add a laptop hard drive to a desktop computer. Each method varies by cost, installation difficulty and whether you can easily move the hard drive between computers. Dep... Read More »

Can i use a desktop external hard drive in my laptop?

Yes. If the external HDD uses USB 2.0 or 3.0 you can always hook it up to a laptop with the same port. You can also fetch and store data like you would on a desktop. If the External HDD uses eSata,... Read More »

Can a laptop hard drive be used in a desktop?

A laptop hard drive can be used in a desktop computer, but to do so you'll need to invest in a hard-drive adapter kit (see Resources). These kits come with a frame to hold the laptop hard drive in ... Read More »