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Old 07-02-2010, 01:45 AM   #1
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My net book recently broke, I dropped it. It was an Asus EEE running xp. I was wondering how i could temporarily put it in another laptop(toshiba). So i can access my files, with out changing anything(or not a lot) to the toshiba. Is this possible. Basically I would like to be able to switch between the two HDD with ease and not mess anything up. Thanks

PS the toshiba is a satellite l305-s5955 and the asus was an EEE pc 10008ha
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Old 07-02-2010, 02:09 AM   #2
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prolly not if you can only put one HDD in the toshiba like most laptops mainly because the drivers are different etc so it woldnt even boot
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Old 07-02-2010, 02:11 AM   #3
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Okay, that's what i was kinda figuring, that all the drivers would get fucked up.Oh well, thanks anyway. Do you think there would be a way i could dual boot of two different hdd, like install the drives for the toshiba onto the asus one with out formatting it?
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you might be able to im not sure you could always partition the drives and do it that way
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Try one of these: Rosewill RCW-608 USB2.0 Adapter For IDE/SATA Device
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Old 07-03-2010, 04:55 PM   #6
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If your files are Worth 24$ go for it
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Old 07-03-2010, 05:47 PM   #7
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When you need to reinstall XP, you can legally put Windows setup files on a flash drive with this utility that was made special for this scenario: http://wintoflash.com/home/en/
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