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I took out the hard drive from my broken non-working dell inspiron 9200 laptop.
The hard drive appears to be a hot swappable type of a male connector of some sort but I'm not certain.
you've got every reason not to be certain. Judging from the number of contacts, I'd assume this is a plain ordinary IDE drive with the laptop's adapter still attached to the 44pin IDE connector, and IDE has never been hot-swappable. Can you try to gently pull away that adapter, without using too much force? Maybe you have to pry sideways a bit, but be careful not to bend the connector pins.
I assume that once you get it off, you'll find a standard 44pin 2.0mm-grid connector, and you can use any off-the-shelf USB/IDE enclosure. These are available at about 5 Euros and up (don't know about availability and pricing outside Germany) from mail-order shops, and start at about 10..15 Euros in retail stores.
Just to be sure: Can you read the exact drive type on the label? That would allow to look for details in a data sheet.
Unscrew the side screws, if there, in the caddy (I can see it) and slide the drive back gently with a screw driver. It will un-plug itself from the caddy and you will see a totally different plug in interface. Those ide hard drives pin layouts are pretty much all the same. It is the caddies that are proprietary.
It is when you get into zif interfaces that stuff gets weird.