Laptop monitor busted

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ian799 - Aug 15, 2010 at 01:10 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Aug 15, 2010 at 01:16 PM
Hello,
I can start my laptop in safe mode with external monitor plugged in, but how do I back up my laptop? I purchased external hard drive, but it will not install on the laptop while in safe mode. How can I save the data on my laptop?


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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Aug 15, 2010 at 01:16 PM
You can remove the laptop hard drive and use a USB adapter to connect it to a desktop (or another laptop). There are two levels of adapter:
1. a temp cable/power adapter
2. a permanent adapter box that converts the drive to an external drive.

Good Luck
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