My laptop died Compaq Presario 2500. Said I needed a new motherboard. Not doing that. Bought a new gateway and love it so far. My question is how or if I can transfer stuff off old hard drive to new laptop. Anyone know. Thanks a bunch!

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You can buy a 2.5 inch external harddrive enclosure, remove your old laptop's harddrive, put it into the enclosure, and connect it to your new machine in order to pull off the files you need. With this setup, you can format your old drive so you can use it as extra storage and for moving files between machines.

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