It will only work if your hard drive’s logic board uses a SATA interface that later converts to USB. Many external drive logic boards are only a USB output. If yours is a SATA converted on a separate logic board to USB, then just remove the second board and it will work.
I'm really not sure. All I can tell you is I successfully used it to transfer contents from my laptop hard drive to my desktop PC. If the connection of your drive is the same as a laptop drive then it should work.