[nSLUG] Desk Top System Followup

Joel Maxuel j.maxuel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 16 08:34:48 ADT 2017


Richard,
I have an USB to IDE enclosure I can tear apart (temporarily swap out my
160GB misc-backup drive).  Considering how easy it is to lose the shell
screws, I would either loan it out without the shell or I can play a part
in the data transfer.
Let me know, thanks.


--
Cheers,
Joel Maxuel

"One should strive to achieve, not sit in bitter regret."
 - Ronan Harris / Mark Jackson

On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 7:31 AM, Richard Bonner <ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca>
wrote:

>
> On Mon, 19 Jun 2017, Ron Dewar wrote:
>
> he can get a cast off desktop from the QEII foundation for around $10.
>>
>
> ***   Thank you. We picked one up last week.
>
>
> They will not have a disk, and are between 3 - 5 years old
>>
>
> ***   The hard drive would not ordinarily be a problem. However, the VG
> units are new enough to require SATA drives, but my friend's drive is an
> IDE. I have located a free SATA for him, but we must now set that up and
> get his data transferred. This would not usually be a problem, but his old
> computer will not boot for us to copy the data to a flashdrive.  )-:
>
>    We are working on this issue now. I believe I may have to temporarily
> transfer his drive to one of my IDE-compatible computers and do it that way.
>
>                               --------
>
>    Thanks for everyone's suggestions; we are closer to getting my friend
> up and running.  (-:
>
>  Richard
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