ide harddrive

From: Jeff Hellige <>
Date: Wed Mar 28 17:52:53 2001

>I just bought a rig from Apricorn, via a IBM promotion for $69. Its a
>cheesy external box, adapters for the various style IBM hard drive
>carriers, and a PCMCIA IDE controller with a cable that plugs into either a
>IDE notebook drive or one of the carrier adapters. Includes special
>software to transfer contents of the internal drive to the new external
>(with license to do it 10 times). Normally $129, use the link through IBM
>and its $69.

        That software licensing limit of 10 transfers between drives
is what sounds cheesy to me. If I'm going to buy hardware from
someone, it better not make itself unusable after 10 times!

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