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Hard drive dying, need to copy files

I went to my local apple store today to troubleshoot a problem with my hard drive. He said that it had some bad sectors and explained that is why it would not boot. He recommended a replacement of my hard drive and that I hook up the old one to a sled to copy over my files.

A brief search of the web shows sleds as just racks. Any idea how a sled is used to connect my old hard drive to use as a secondary drive long enough to just drag and drop the files that I need?

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

The computer is a PowerBook G4 15".

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First thing is what computer are you using?

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Here's a device that will allow you to access your old hard drive : http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20T...

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Have one of those myself. +1 Ralph

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So do I, Mactech put me onto it and I use it constantly.

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Consider getting an external drive for Time Machine backups and storage. Best Buy online has the Western Digital MyBook 1TB drive on sale for just under $80.00 with free shipping.

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