I bought to retrieve data from hard drive from old laptop. It worked at first. Vantec Computer Drive Enclosures and Docks. Instructions leave a little to be desired, but the connections were not difficult to figure out. Risha, July 5,

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Backup case Perfect external hard drive enclosure Verified purchase: All in all, this is an inexpensive solution if you just need to grab some files off an old hard drive or temporarily convert an internal drive to an external one for some reason, but I would not use this as a long-term solution.

They said it would be easy to take my old hard drive out of my old laptop and put it into this product. Ugreen Enclosure USB 3. I bought to retrieve data from hard drive from old laptop. MarchSnow, July 7, Show Sara Show Less.

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Well worth the money!! The whole thing just feels. I would suggest this to anyone with a busted computer, that want to preserve their nesstar.

Good to access old hard drive. I was advised to look for solutions on the internet and I found this product and now have access to all my old files plus extra room on my old hard drive to store more files if I need to.

Now I’m going to try to use it to store backups of my windows machine on my old drive. It was simple to assemble and came with everything I needed.

I have all of my files back, and my brother is going to borrow this to do the same thing with his old hard drive. Risha, July 5, Instructions leave a little to be desired, but the connections were not difficult to figure out. It even comes with its own screwdriver for tiny screws! Vantec NexStar TX 2. And again, this may be due to either my hard drive or my system or my lack of knowledgebut using this enclosure I could not partition my hard drive from linux using gparted.

It remains cool even after maximum hours of operation.

I had a motherboard die on my laptop and I wanted some data from the hard drive. I was reading forums, trying to figure out how to get back my old data, when I saw that someone had recommended this product.

It saved me a lot of heart ache due to a crashed computer and thoughts that I lost all the pictures 4, nexstaf my Nieces and Nephews. Two days in and working fine This product would then plug into my new laptop via the USB port, and I would be able to use my old hard drive like an external flash drive, and just open up the contents of my old hard drive and drag and drop the files I wanted to keep onto the new laptop’s desktop.

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High Quality Slim Portable 2. Vantec NexStar TX 2. Item worked as stated, we were able to retrieve files off of a hard drive of a crashed t. This may be due to my hard drive, but I found that the plastic cover meant to protect the hard drive’s circuit board would not stay on the hard drive very well.

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I was hoping to use this to boot linux off a saata drive from an old laptop. Needed another external case for an old laptop drive, no second thoughts on buying same one again. It worked at first. But that’s fine, because it gets the job done! See any care plans, options and policies nexsttar may be associated with this product.

It seems well made and I’ve swapped out the hard drive a few times. Skip to main content.