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I want to take apart a couple of Seagate FreeAgent's (not Pro edition) that I have so I can just use them internally... rep+ if you can find me something like this

http://www.ransackery.com/western-di...cover-data.htm
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well a hdd is a hdd, it just depends on whether its sata or ide. just open one up and see which it is, then you can plug it into your desktop and read it just fine.
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By taking apart the FreeAgent case, you'll never be able to use it again. The drives, however, function as normal within a PC.

Just split the case down the seam and go careful on the bottom. Simple.
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By taking apart the FreeAgent case, you'll never be able to use it again. The drives, however, function as normal within a PC.

Just split the case down the seam and go careful on the bottom. Simple.
that sucks! I wanted to use the enclosure later just like those WD's...
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that sucks! I wanted to use the enclosure later just like those WD's...
You can always get enclosures for cheap on the egg, around $30+.
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I pulled apart a WD passport enclosure

check my system specs

easy enough...just took a little patience

edit: I also put it back together and you couldnt tell it was apart
    
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