Today early morning (around 2am) went to bed after switching off my laptop. Around 10am, I tried to switch it on but the laptop refused to start.
It was fully charged at the time of switching off. Tried to connect the charger and not even the charging LED works.
Went to YouTube. Attemped common DIYs like dumping off the static charge. But still it won’t work. I have decided to remove the HDD and slot it on the PC.
The PC’s SATA HDD is rated 12v or 5v (it can work with either). The Laptop’s SATA HDD is rated 5v. Here’s the challenge, I need to ensure that the HDD’s power wire on the PC does not have a 12v connector (if it does, I cut it off).
From forums, the 12v connector is indicated by a cable of color yellow and/or blue for -ve12v. On my PC’s power connector, I don’t have a yellow and/or blue wire.
Is it safe to connect the laptop’s HDD? Thinking of getting a HDD to USB adapter to be safe and extract the important files first before making an attempt to connect the Laptop’s HDD on the PC.
Don’t worry about the dust. Imekua kwa museum. By God’s will laptop tutatafuta fundi after Covid. After all, uchumi mbaya