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Hard drive does not have pins but has tab style plug

\015 I am trying to get data off of my old hard drive and bought an enclosure but it only asccepts hard drives with pin connections and mine has ''tab'' style plugs like a memory card. Is there an adapter or another style hard drive enclosure? Do the connections differ based on laptop versus desktop or is gae related?\015\012\015\012Thanks!\015

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What you used to have is a called a Parallel ATA (IDE) drive. What I beleive you bought is a Serial ATA drive, thus the difference in the cables and connectors.
\015\012Here is a link to an example of the adaptor you asked about, but my concern would be that when you add the adaptor to the drive, it would be too large for the enclosure.
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