Introduction

Hard drive in old 486 PC contained data felt to be of importance. PC contained only a 3.5" floppy disk drive. "New" computer (Mac G4) did not contain floppy disk drive. Old PC had no modern data transfer ports. This guide offers one solution.

  1. Problem: How to move HD data from an old 486 computer with no modern data transfer ports to a newer computer (i.e. Mac G4 tower).  Solution: Remove hard drive from old PC and connect it to a drive adapter which can connect to the computer to which you want to move the data.
    • Problem: How to move HD data from an old 486 computer with no modern data transfer ports to a newer computer (i.e. Mac G4 tower). Solution: Remove hard drive from old PC and connect it to a drive adapter which can connect to the computer to which you want to move the data.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Do you have fix on how to move floppy disk data to a usb or other hdd?

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