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can a unknown hard drive damage a computer?


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#1 fvpirrone

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 11:29 AM

hi,

 

i have a dell computer

and

i have a hard drive from whatever

 

can a unknown, foreign hard drive dame the computer.....motherboard, cd, dvd player, memory sticks, etc?

 

(i'm not sure of the terminology

unknown, foreign, etc?

it was a computer my friend put together

and

i want to retrieve my documents, my pictures, family stuff, etc)

 

the antwec 1 is cool

installation of it will be next question, lol

 

 

t6hanks, guys

frankie

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 12:25 PM

Technically, yes.  But, since you know about this drive and have data on it, most likely not.  If it is a SATA drive you should be able to attach it to the Dell and pull your data, you may need to take ownership of the drive.

 

You can also use a USB to SATA adapter.






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