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\015 Motherboard died today, how to get my pictures of of my hard drive? HELP?Today my motherboard died on one of my desktop computers.How can get my pictures of the hard drive?what will happen if i put the hard drive in a enclosure hard drive case?will it read it even if the hard drive has windows on it?or is there a easier/cheap way to do it?any ideas?please help. i need my family pictures.Thanks to all that help\015

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Yes it will do just as you have said. get yourself the correct enclosure IDE or SATA and connect it up to another PC you can then transfer to your hearts content. one word though I would connect AFTER you pc has booted to ensure it does not conflict with your regular drive (has been known and it will just sit there until you diconnect the extra drive)
\015\012It may not do that but why bother with the hassle.
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\015\012You can then use windows search to find all the pictures, music, documents etc.
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\015\012Once youhave what you want ftom it you could format it and use it as an external dive like you say
All you need to do is remove the drive, set the drve to being a slave ( see rear of drive to configure jumpers) and use a Y piece to add to another PC disk drive plug, and you can then access as Drive ( letter E F G whatever)
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