Recovering Data From An Old Hard Drive
If you have an old hard drive that has personal or business data on it and you would like to examine it then hooking it up to your desktop or laptop computer is an easy exercise.
First determine the cable type needed to make the connexion from the computer to the old hard drive. Check the model number of the drive and go to the manufacturer’s website. You should be able to determine what type of cable it uses – SATA, SCSI, etc. Then go online and search for an adapter or docking station that will allow you to connect the drive to a USB port on your current computer. Hard Drive docking stations are relatively inexpensive and require minimal technical knowledge to set up and use. Check out the manual, mount your hard drive, boot up your computer and switch on the dock. The hard drive ought to be recognised by your operating system and your data files and folders be ready for viewing, sorting and transfer.
If you are your hard drive does not become ready and is not recognised by your computer operating system then contact Datlabs Data Recovery for assistance.