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What If I Use Power from Other PC, But Run Data Into Another PC's USB?

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#1 F-1DeskLamp


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 05:45 PM

I want to see what is on an HDD, and clean it up.

I ordered a conversion kit that allows me to hook up SATA and IDE drives to a USB, and plug the USB into another computer.  

The problem is that the drive power converter that comes with it blew out as soon as I plugged it in.  

So I'm thinking I can take another PC, and run a power line into the HDD.  At the same time run the IDE converter to USB into a whole other computer where I can view the files.

What is wrong with my plan?



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Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:16 PM

  If you have an empty bay in your computer hook it in there.

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