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Retrieving Pics from dropped laptop.


Conny
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Hi all, my daughter has dropped her laptop. Sony Viao, O/S Vista and can't access her pictures on Picassa. There are probably other things she can't access but her pictures are of her two children and she doesn't have a back up copy. Someone suggested taking the H/D out and connecting to her new laptop with a cable. Can anyone give me more information so I can help her to retrieve them? Many thanks in advance because I know you always come up trumps.

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retep888™

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Yes if the laptop HDD wasn't damaged during the drop then you can open and retrieve the files.

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onthelimit1

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Exactly - I do it all the time in similar situations. It does, of course, rely on the HDD being serviceable.

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Conny

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Thanks Lads. Will give it a go later in the week when daughter gets the cable.

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Conny

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Sorry, can't see the button to click this is resolved. Can anyone help? It says it is at the end of the thread but I can't see it. What does it look like?

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Conny

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Forget that last post. I've found it, the tick on the right. I do miss that simple box we used to have. LOL!

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