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Connecting two computes together


Is there a way to connect my laptop hard drive to my desktop pc?

Do I have to make a custom cable to connect it up, or are there adaptors for this purpose?

I want to connect my laptop hard drive to my pc to try to diagnose and/or repair the laptop hard drive.


This question was answered on October 6, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You can buy a crossover cable to connect the two computers together

A crossover cable is a cable that has its wires reversed The wires that are reversed are the ones send and receive data You can find the cables at any computer store.

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Posted by Kenward of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 6, 2005