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What does the adaptor do

asked on 03 December 2013

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Hi Slim Steer, If you are referring to the thin metal bracket that comes with some kits, it is used to convert the 2.5 inch SSD to fit to the 3.5 inch bay in a Desktop computer. If you are installing your SSD in a laptop, you won't need to use it. Although I am not particularly adept with computers, I found the SSD UPG… see more Hi Slim Steer, If you are referring to the thin metal bracket that comes with some kits, it is used to convert the 2.5 inch SSD to fit to the 3.5 inch bay in a Desktop computer. If you are installing your SSD in a laptop, you won't need to use it. Although I am not particularly adept with computers, I found the SSD UPGRADE KIT worked well for me. If there is anything else I can help with, or if I have misunderstood your query, I am willing to try again. see less Hi Slim Steer, If you are referring to the thin metal bracket that comes with some kits, it is used to convert the 2.5 inch SSD to fit to the 3.5 inch bay in a Desktop computer. If you are installing your SSD in a laptop, you won't need to use it. Although I am not particularly adept with computers, I found the SSD UPGRADE KIT worked well for me. If there is anything else I can help with, or if I have misunderstood your query, I am willing to try again.
J. Horsfield answered on 03 December 2013
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Hi, the adaptor is just a plastic frame, you put the ssd into this frame and then it fits into a hdd bay inside your tower, simple enough, but you will need a couple of screws to secure it to the bay. so not entirely screwless. hope this helps
Matthew answered on 03 December 2013
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It converts an SSD (or a laptop hard disk) into a giant "USB memory stick". This allows the clever software on the CD to copy data from the old HD (in the adaptor and plugged into a USB port) onto the Kingston SSD (installed in your computer). This only works if your PC can boot from CD. Later you can use the HD in … see more It converts an SSD (or a laptop hard disk) into a giant "USB memory stick". This allows the clever software on the CD to copy data from the old HD (in the adaptor and plugged into a USB port) onto the Kingston SSD (installed in your computer). This only works if your PC can boot from CD. Later you can use the HD in the adaptor as a very handy memory stick. see less It converts an SSD (or a laptop hard disk) into a giant "USB memory stick". This allows the clever software on the CD to copy data from the old HD (in the adaptor and plugged into a USB port) onto the Kingston SSD (installed in your computer). This only works if your PC can boot from CD. Later you can use the HD in the adaptor as a very handy memory stick.
S R EARLY answered on 03 December 2013
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if talking about what comes square bit of plastic that comes with this ssd, then because this ssd is particularly thin, I believe it allows the thickness to be increased where and if needed in certain machines. If you mean the adpter you buy separately, then thats to fit a small ssd into a large HDD drive bay in a norm… see more if talking about what comes square bit of plastic that comes with this ssd, then because this ssd is particularly thin, I believe it allows the thickness to be increased where and if needed in certain machines. If you mean the adpter you buy separately, then thats to fit a small ssd into a large HDD drive bay in a normal size pc. Hope this helps see less if talking about what comes square bit of plastic that comes with this ssd, then because this ssd is particularly thin, I believe it allows the thickness to be increased where and if needed in certain machines. If you mean the adpter you buy separately, then thats to fit a small ssd into a large HDD drive bay in a normal size pc. Hope this helps
Quality Enthusiast answered on 07 December 2013
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