My girlfriend's computer has had the disk so I'm going to reinstall the operating system. However, before I do this I need to get all the data onto another machine. As the laptop won't stay on long enough to do this across the network I'm going to take out the laptop's hard and transplant it.
Before I left for work I promised I'd do it tonight. However, I just remembered that last time I did this with an IDE drive I needed a converter. Is the same true of SATA drives or will I just be able to use the same SATA and power cables I already have?
Update: Plugged it in and all worked happily.