A sturdy laptop by IBM released in 2003, ThinkPad is now owned by Lenovo.

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How to check 2.5" ide hdd work or not..?

how to check my laptop 2.5" ide hard disk work or not...?...without install in laptop..?

Model: ThinkPad R40e

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Buy or borrow an IDE to USB adapter. An IDE + SATA to USB adapter is a part of my regular 'tool kit' for exactly this reason.

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An enclosure will also work, but it's not as convenient.

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The R5x series takes a small, limited number of drives (usually ONLY those manufactured specifically for this model). Do a Google search for a list of drive numbers.

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