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I have an HP765 pavilion with a burnt out power supply. I have alot of information on the hard drive. What specific parts would I need to remove and what are my possible choices for data transfer besides to another tower? I may want to just use my laptop going forward. I also have a nice monitor that should still work.


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If you are certain that it is only your power supply, you should be able to replace the power supply and the Pavilion should work again.
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\015\012On the other hand, you can hook the hard drive up to another functioning desktop PC, use the jumpers on the hard disk and make it a slave drive, so that it will not conflict with the HD that boots the computer.
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\015\012Once it boots up, try to access the slave drive and, if you have room on the primary drive, copy your valuable data to your C drive. If you don't have the room, if you can burn DVDs or CDs, then copy the data and burn it to a series of DVDs or CDs, but it will take a load of CDs.
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\015\012Then there is the option of - still as a slave drive - buying a 64 GB jump drive, or an external HD with a load of space, like an IOMEGA with a Terrabyte of space, and copying the valuable data from the slave drive to the Huge External HD, over a USB cable.
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\015\012Clearly, USB will be a slow process, but it is a solid connection, and safe, and should allow you to copy and save all your valuable data to the external HD which gives you the additional option of being able to attach it to anything else with a USB connector, making all that valuable data portable.
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\015\012When done, you just remove that slave drive, and put the desktop back to the way it was.
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\015\012Good luck!
\015\012-a.
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