At 10:03 AM -0700 09/01/06, B G posted: > There was some posting recently regarding a USB drive adapter. > > I picked up one of these recently and it works great for me > > CRD10181 - Sabrent IDE to USB 2.0 External Drive Cable USB-2535 > > http://www.surpluscomputers.com/store/main.aspx?p=ItemDetail&item=CRD10181 > > > They also have a SATA version I've used the Sabrent USB 2.0 to IDE/SATA Cable for 2.5" / 3.5" / 5.25" Drive with Power Adapter with great success to clone 10GB and 20GB partitions on 2.5" laptop drives, 3.5" pATA and 3.5" SATA drives over USB 1.1. I haven't had a chance yet to see about any 5.25" drives. Tigerdirect sells for $31.99 CDN or $24.99 USD. <http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?Sku=M501-1220> <http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2329300&CatId=0> Steve R -- Get the Canadian troops out of Afghanistan now.