Getting files out of the Hard Drive

My laptop's motherboard fried out a couple of days ago, and the repairist said that it's beyond repair. I was wondering if there was a way to get some of the files out of the hard drive, if it's possible, with an adapter designed for hard drives of something?
Laptop: TOSHIBA Satellite A205-S5831
Graphics Engine: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
OS: Windows Vista Home Premium [32-bit]
Memory: 1GB PC5300 DDR2 667MHz SDRAM
Hard Drive Model
HDD Model: TOSHIBA MK1637GSX [160GB]
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Satellite A205-S5831 
If the hard disk is still good, sure. Just place it in an enclosure and plug that into the USB port of another computer.
To remove the hard drive, see the first two steps here.
-Jerry

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