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SunKissedRdr
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Hp dv6000 Hard Drive Recovery?

My HP dv6000 laptop is dead (again). Last time it was the motherboard,  but now it is out of warranty and I doubt there is much I can do to fix it. I've already purchased a new laptop, but I need to know how to recover all of the files (documents, music, pics) from the dead laptop.

 

Last time the motherboard died the tech department at my job was able to remove the harddrive and recover everything. I'm no longer there, but seeing as the laptop has all the same symptoms I'm assuming it is the same issue, and that I should be able to retrieve all the files.

 

Step by step anyone? I know you can buy an enclosure for a hard drive with a USB cable to plug into another computer, but I have no idea what exactly I need or how much of a process this will be!

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Mumbodog
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Re: Hp dv6000 Hard Drive Recovery?

Remove the hard drive from the dv6000, use a hard drive to usb adapter to connect it to the new notebook, then use windows explorer to copy the files you need.

 

Your service manual HERE

 

It will have a guide on how to remove the hard drive.

 

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Knute
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Re: Hp dv6000 Hard Drive Recovery?

Did that resolve your issue?

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