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    • epitome
    • By epitome 28th Nov 17, 9:49 AM
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    connect ext hdd to laptop
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    • 28th Nov 17, 9:49 AM
    connect ext hdd to laptop 28th Nov 17 at 9:49 AM
    I have a lenovo thinkpad

    I want to connect an external hdd

    what lead would normally come on an ext hdd and can I connect the two?
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    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 28th Nov 17, 9:57 AM
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    They will connect via USB.
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    • By DoaM 28th Nov 17, 10:53 AM
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    And the HDD will likely come with the required lead. (Standard USB Type A at the PC end; might be a bespoke connector at the HDD end).
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    Unless its a low power external drive make sure you power it with an external power supply.
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