OK, IT'S A LIFE OR DEATH SITUATION (MAYBE i'm kidding)... my laptop (64 bit win7) had a little oopsie in the hard drive area, that is... "short DST". it just won't boot up, no contents were lost. but i need a lot of it back... BAD! i'm thinking of connecting the 2 with a USB cable (this one's 64 bit win7 also). now i can power the other one up but since it won't BOOT up remember, if it needs any drivers for a bridged USB cable i'm screwed (obviously, a crossover cable won't work). I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY need these files from it (and i can't just rip it open and tear the HD out since that'll void the warranty) thoughts? please???