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Re: Optiplex 745 no signal to monitor

You can remove the hard drive, install it in a USB connected interface and copy them off, if the drive is not completely corrupted.  You will need an interface unit that accepts SATA hard drives. 

Here is an example of an interface unit.


This is a good lesson on making backups. Not for IF they are ever needed but for WHEN they are needed. 


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